Giffeys push against cyber-bullying: More experts, instead of laws

Against international companies will not help Giffeys laws. Cyber bullying could be more expertise in the police and judiciary. mobile phones are not per se b

Giffeys push against cyber-bullying: More experts, instead of laws

Against international companies will not help Giffeys laws. Cyber bullying could be more expertise in the police and judiciary.

mobile phones are not per se bad for children – but you need the right protection photo: Diego Passadori/Unsplash

It's complicated. And Yes, it this the Internet can be a nightmare. These digital media provide us access to so many information and at the same time, people virtual like real against each other to rouse and hatred, suffering, and exclusion of worries. Now, the next desperate attempt, the hatred, the flood in the digital age, the smartphone, to narrow down so. This Time Minister for family Affairs, Franziska Giffey tried it.

The SPD politician announced legislation that would toughen the protection of minors in digital media. Your goal: you want to stop cyber bullying and Hate Speech in the class chat. Help better preferences in messenger services such as WhatsApp or Telegram and Reporting and complaint systems should expose the bully*on the inside.

the much-touted media competence in families and at schools is also Sought. Clearly, if seven-year-old send easily nasty messages to your friends, although you still cannot write correctly, is the media literacy, right what is wrong. to want to

chat platforms, messenger services, or digital evaluation forums in their place with some of the Minister*of the interior announced officials inside the departments of justice and education, for example, have already. At EU level, the competition came and the civil rights Commissioner*internal to it. All has not succeeded so far, the corporate force behind the platforms to block content that lead to hatred and incitement, permanently and quickly or to delete it.

Even if the Posts are clearly punishable by law, such child pornography, violence videos, anti-constitutional Statements, the problems are always the same: The companies act from the non-European countries, and because criminals User*good clients are on the inside, filters are not used to the extent that it would be technically possible.

this will probably also fail Giffey. What could help, would be more experts in the police and judiciary, and indeed, in the class room. But all this does not, unfortunately, in Giffeys Department.

Updated Date: 15 November 2019, 01:36

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