UK Parents lead Europe in parental control use

According to a Europe-wide survey published today -- Parents in the UK lead their European peers in using parental controls to filter what their kids access online.

The Survey by EUKidsOnline & the London School of Economics – Parental control use in UK is much above the EU average. The EU average is 28% of parents block or filter websites while 24% track the websites visited by their children. In contrast this is 54% in the UK. The country with least parental control is Romania with 9%.

In addition to the use of parental controls, 70% of parents surveyed around Europe said that they talk to their children about what they do on the Internet. 58% of parents claim that they stay nearby their children when they use the Internet. --------

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