Children's online safety is a global regulatory concern

22/11/2023 | IAPP

During a session at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2023 in Brussels, Centre for Information Policy Leadership Director of Privacy and Data Policy Natascha Gerlach discussed the difficulties of navigating and complying with the policies and laws governing children's data worldwide.

Organisations and lawmakers are constantly striving to ensure the online safety of children and teenagers in today's technologically advanced and vast digital environment. However, they face a challenging "puzzle" that requires balancing varying legal jurisdictions and cultural considerations. As children's online safety becomes a growing concern in major jurisdictions, regulators and leaders in the children's privacy space are coming together to discuss the regulatory environment and its challenges. IAPP Associate Editor Jennifer Bryant reports on the panel discussions held during the DPC sessions.

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