Safer Internet Day Recognized Around The World — US Just Starting to Get Involved

Although still not widely recognized in the US, Safer Internet Day is neverthess “official” – at least as far the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is concerned. Though marked by Net users in schools, nonprofit organizations and governments in a growing number of countries since 2004, it was recognized by the US government last November, when Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano joined European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes in signing a Joint Declaration in London, “committing to make the Internet a safer and better place for children,” according to the EC’s press release

More at ConnectSafely.org including interviews with Safer Internet Day officials in Europe and the UK.

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