The European model for the on line protection of children. From the «media approach» to a «safer approach»

Teoría de la Educación: Revista Interuniversitaria. 2015;27(1(en-jun)):119-136 DOI 10.14201/teri.13076


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Journal Title: Teoría de la Educación: Revista Interuniversitaria

ISSN: 1130-3743 (Print); 2386-5660 (Online)

Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca

Society/Institution: Universidad de Salamanca

LCC Subject Category: Education: Education (General)

Country of publisher: Spain

Language of fulltext: Spanish, English, French

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<p>Today, as never before, the youngest generations are being able to easily access the current technological innovations. Nevertheless, young people surf the Internet with no intervention from adult generations, namely their parents, educators, or school. Cyberspace and technologies of information and communication are considered a sensitive area where vulnerable groups, mainly children and teenagers, are in need of protection. This paper attempts to provide an hermeneutical approach to legal and political doctrine developed by the European institutions – namely the European Commission, as well as a philosophical and educational analysis of the so-called «European model for the on line protection of children», its specificity and limitations, in order to achieve a more comprehensive and integrated approach to the issue.</p>