A new report by web security specialists claims that children are becoming increasingly adept at hiding details of their online lives from their parents.
If you are a gamer then you are likely, on average, to die younger than a non-gamer, if a new UK government campaign is to believed.
An extensive and in-depth report from the European parliament into the impact of computer games on children has concluded that games are good for kids, teaching them essential life skills.
Violent content in games does not motivate gamers to buy interactive entertainment software, claims a new study.
A new study claims that the amount of 'screen time' kids are spending in front of TVs, consoles and computers is creating barriers between parents and their offspring.
Children's Secretary Ed Balls and Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced today the launch of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety, with support from organizations including Google, Yahoo, BT, Microsoft and Facebook and a brief to deliver a "Child Internet Safety Strategy" to Gordon Brown early in 2009.
ExclusiveThe recent game ratings row rumbles on, with the British Board of Film Classification criticising requests from games trade body ELSPA for the industry’s own self-regulated PEGI system to be given legally enforceable 'teeth' by the government.
The BBFC’s Director, David Cooke, has hit back at recent criticisms from games publishers regarding the recent Byron Report proposals to expand the BBFC’s role in rating videogames.
Gordon Brown's government has laid out the action plan following the Byron Review to 'make the internet and video games safer for children' earlier this year, pledging £9 million of funding for an internet safety awareness campaign for parents.