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Re: EU to propose net codes to protect childres
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- Subject: Re: EU to propose net codes to protect childres
- From: Rigo Wenning <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 15:58:28 +0100
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Das hier kommt wohl aus der Werkstatt
"illegal and harmful content" der
Kommission. Es bleibt genaueres
>Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 11:20:54 +0100 (MET)
>From: Arie Dirkzwager <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: EU to propose net codes to protect childres
>At 09:55 AM 11/18/97 +0100, Felipe wrote:
>>EU plans to propose Internet codes to protect children
>>Copyright © 1997 Nando.net
>>Copyright © 1997 Reuters
>>BRUSSELS (November 17, 1997 1:53 p.m. EST http://www.nando.net) - The
>>European Commission is set to suggest guidelines on
>>Tuesday for codes of conduct aimed at protecting children from harmful
>>material on the Internet or other online networks.
>>The codes would be drawn up by service providers themselves in each of the
>>15 European Union countries, reflecting the
>>Commission's preference for self-regulation in the sensitive area of
> This most certainly is not a task of service providers.
>>>The central plank of the recommendation, parts of which would cover the
>>television industry as well, is a network of voluntary
>>codes of conduct.
> OK: television industry and other content-producers (including all
>individual producers of web-sites????)
>>The report asks the broadcast industry to experiment with new means of
>>protecting minors and informing viewers, although it
>>gives no specific suggestions. It also asks each country to set up a
>>national body able to share information with its EU
> Internet service providers do not belong to the "broadcast industry"
>- they don't broadcast but just provide the technical means to broadcasters.
> This report seems a mess of low intellectual quality to me - would
>sending detailed critical remarks and suggestions for improvement by GILC to
>this European Commission help?