Prof Barry O'Sullivan talks to thejournal.ie about the digital age of consent
Insight's Prof Barry O'Sullivan continued in his campaign to encourage Ireland to increase its digital age of consent by talking to thejournal.ie. Last week, politicians agreed to set Ireland's digital age of consent (ie. the age at which children do not need parental consent in order to avail of internet services such as social media accounts) at 13. European law states that countries can set their own digital age of consent with a lower limit of 13 and an upper limit of 16. O'Sullivan and cyber psychologist Mary Aiken have expressed their concerns at this move and are encouraging a rethink. You can read the full article here.