EU proposed a £30m plan to protect online children

European Union officials are proposing to spend more than £30m to try to make the internet safer for children.

The four-year plan has been put forward by the European Commission. The program, which needs to be approved by the EU governments comes at a time of growing concern over the potential dangers to children online.

"Children should have the right to use the internet freely, to chat, to learn or to play games," said Information Society Commissioner Erkki Liikanen.

"But to move freely online, children must be protected from risks of being exploited or cheated by adults."

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News source: BBC News UK

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