• Hector’s World launched in Bermuda during Techweek 10
Hector’s World, a digital citizenship resource for 2-9 year olds, is being launched in Bermuda during the national TechWeek ’10 celebration.
• Minister promotes online safety at Somerset Primary
Last night, the Honourable Terry Lister JP, MP, attended a PTA Meeting at Somerset Primary School and spoke to parents on the importance of Internet Safety.
• Cybertips Launch Press Release
The Hon. Terry Lister J.P., M.P., Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and E-Commerce launches Cybertips website dedicated to online safety.
• Minister's Remarks for Cypertips Launch
"We in Bermuda enjoy an Information Communications Technology sector that ranks amoung the worlds most advanced. However, while this government believes in the importance of promoting technology and the use of the internet, it is imperative to promote responsibility and ensuring a safe online experience. "
• Bermuda Government signs agreement with Microsoft Corporation to use Online Safety Materials
The Department of E-Commerce within the Ministry of Energy, Telecommunications and E-Commerce (METEC) has announced an agreement that was recently signed with the Microsoft Corporation...
• Child Protection Legislation
Bermuda has recently passed amendments to the criminal code relating to child protection, specifically designed to prohibit the making and distribution of child pornography as well as grooming and luring over the internet. The Act is expected to come into force in the near future.
• Internet Providers Industry Code Of Practice
The Internet Service Providers (ISPs), the Cell Phone Carriers in Bermuda, along with the Department of E-Commerce, have developed a Code Of Industry Practice. As the Internet Service Providers and Cell Phone carriers take online safety very seriously, they have taken proactive action and established a Code of Practice or Ethics which sets standards for the Industry.