Internet : CONTENTS



(Updated on 21/06/2014)





  • How online life distorts privacy rights for all
    "People who post intimate details about their lives on the internet undermine everybody else's right to privacy, claims an academic...
    The rise of social networking has blurred the boundaries of what can be considered private... - making it less of a defence by law. "

  • Can You Erase Information on the Internet? - Audio + Script
    "The European Court of Justice recently ruled in a case involving the Internet search engine Google.
    The court ruled that Google must sometimes, on request, remove links to reports containing personal information."


  • Argentina arrests teen hacker who netted $50,000 a month - 13 September 2013
    "Police in Argentina have arrested a 19-year-old man accused of heading a gang of hackers who targeted international money transfer and gambling websites...
    The young man is being accused of three crimes, and if convicted of all, could be sentenced to more than 10 years in prison."


  • Britain 'under attack' in cyberspace - 1 July 2013 - ARTICLE + VIDEO + AUDIO
    "Britain is seeing about 70 sophisticated cyber espionage operations a month against government or industry networks, British intelligence has told the BBC."


  • Internet Safety WWtbaM (Sam Lloyd) - PowerPoint Presentation
    ICT: Internet & Email  / The Internet & The World Wide Web

  • London hosts cyberspace security conference - 1 November 2011 - with a VIDEO
    "Representatives of 60 nations gathered to discuss how to tackle the rising levels of cyber-crime."


  • Cyber security summit signs UK-US university deal - 24 March 2011
    "A conference on cyber security (in Cardiff) has ended with a university deal to train a new generation of experts in fighting off criminal and terrorist IT attacks."


  • Measures to improve safety of the internet for families
    "The Australian Government today announced further details of its approach to improve safety on the internet for Australian families."


  • Computer risk
    "Is too much time online bad for your health?...
    A number of reports have recently linked online networking and computer games to a host of health risks."




  • Can You Erase Information on the Internet? - Audio + Script
    "The European Court of Justice recently ruled in a case involving the Internet search engine Google.
    The court ruled that Google must sometimes, on request, remove links to reports containing personal information."

  • Little Red In Cyberspace
    "A modern day take on the classic fairy tale is designed to teach young children about Internet safety.
    Little Red just wants to surf the Net but the Big Bad Wolf is always lurking"





  • Internet Freedom Shrinks Worldwide - Article + Audio - 10 December 2014
    "A new report says a growing number of nations are restricting parts of the Internet to the public."

  • UN Warns on Digital Spying - TEXT + AUDIO
    "Report warns many countries are taking part in digital spying too often and on too many people."




  • Online safety - a quiz
    "Do you know how to keep you and your friends safe online? Try this quiz and see how much you really know about online safety."




  • Online safety for teenagers - a lesson
    "This lesson addresses the topic of online safety in a motivating way, allowing students to discuss issues, share their opinions and ideas
    and then do some online activities to finish the lesson or as a homework task."

    Time: 50-60 minutes

  • Do you work with children and young people?
    Keeping children safe online and protecting them from sexual abuse and exploitation
    "CEOP's Thinkuknow programme provides a range of free educational resources - films, lesson plans, presentations, practitioner guidance,
    games and posters - to professionals working with children and young people...
    To access these resources you will need to register on the site."

  • Monthly lesson plan - Online safety
    " In this lesson, students start by talking about how they use the internet, they then watch a video about online safety and read about staying safe online. They do a speaking activity based on the video and the text, and finish by making a poster with their top tips for staying safe online."

    Level: B1/2
    Time: 60 minutes +

  • Internet safety lessons for 5-year-olds (7th February, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO.
    "A British organisation has recommended that children as young as five should be given instruction on the dangers of the Internet."

  • Internet: the end of privacy? - Séquence pédagogique (
  • Internet Safety for Children (16th November, 2010) - a lesson plan (

    "Students in the United Arab Emirates will get cyber security training to make them more aware of threats from sources such as social networking sites."

  • Cyber-bullying spreads in the US - a lesson plan (Breaking News English)

    Cyber-bullying : "- A bully is someone who hurts your feelings or scares you over the internet."



    • Internet safety - Games

    • Internet Safety. "Watch the video and play the game." 
      Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

      "Stay safe using new technology."

    • Internet safety - Game for kids (
      "The premise is a town with a nasty character lurking about, sending inappropriate e-mail and such.
      Students enter 8 different buildings and answer a question on Internet safety."


  • Keeping Safe Online - a webquest
    "There are many great things that are available online, but there are also dangers out there.  It is important that you know how to keep safe online and how to handle situations that are inappropriate or make you uncomfortable.
    Read the comic story ... and answer the questions as they come up."



Cartoon: Apple vs the FBI
+ EXPLANATION + ALSO SEE + Related articles



Cartoon: Deleting Your Personal Data from Google

BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + Related articles


Beware of Online Predators

Internet safety



Honesty on the internet


  • Cyber-bullying - PowerPoint presentation
    Click on ICT: General Resources




  • Amazing mind reader reveals his 'gift'
    "Dave is an extremely gifted clairvoyant who finds out specific financial information.
    This video reveals the magic behind the magic, making people aware of the fact that their entire life can be found online.
    And by doing so urging everybody to be vigilant..."




  • Reuters Video: Google at your own risk + TRANSCRIPT
    "Google's revised privacy policy is raising new concerns about consumers rights to their information on the internet and other connected products. Bobbi Rebell reports."

  • Cleanternet - for a cleaner and safer internet
    "Cleanternet is a campaign to support European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in her plans to introduce a website blocking system in Europe.
    All European countries must be forced to fight for a cleaner and safer Internet."



  • Google sets up 'right to be forgotten' form after EU ruling - 30 May 2014 - a video
    "Google has launched a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from online search results."

  • Tracking hackers and cyber bullies - 2 September 2013
    "Cyber experts from Edinburgh's Napier University are being drafted in to help the police tackle the rising tide of online crime.
    Professor Bill Buchanan told BBC Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme a new course would train a contingent of Police Scotland digital officers."



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