Minister Bruton Proposes New Law to Protect Children Online

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Wednesday 6 March 2019


Minister Bruton Proposes New Law to Protect Children Online

Irish Computer Society: The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., has announced that he will introduce a new Online Safety Act to improve online safety and ensure that children can be protected online.

In a speech to students, parents and teachers at St. Brigids Girls National School in Glasnevin, Minister Bruton said:

"Digital technology is transforming the world in which we work and live and learn. This provides huge opportunities for us all. It has been central to our economic and social development as a country for three decades. However, the digital world also presents new risks which did not exist previously... Read more


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