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UK Council for Child Internet Safety launches

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.

UK Council for Child Internet Safety launches

BBFC and ELSPA in ratings spat

The increasingly fractious relationship between the games publishers trade association, ELSPA and the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) took yet another turn today, with ELSPA criticising the BBFC for employing a new ‘Byron Implementation Officer’.

BBFC and ELSPA in ratings spat

TechRadar: The ELSPA interview

Exclusive Following our recent interview with the BBFC, TechRadar caught up with Paul Jackson, chairman of the ELSPA to discuss, among other things, the fallout over the recent Byron Review and the hopes and fears amongst games publishers for the future of age-ratings on videogames. Read on to find out what the UK's spokesperson for games publishers had to tell us

TechRadar: The ELSPA interview
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