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Youth Charter of Digital Rights

  1. You have the right to enjoy the internet and all the fun and safe things it has to offer.
  2. You have a right to keep information about you private. You only have to tell people what you really want them to know.
  3. You have a right to explore the internet but remember that you cannot trust everything that you see or read on the internet.
  4. You have a right to know who you are talking to on the internet; you don't have to talk to someone if you don't want to.
  5. Remember not everyone is who they say they are on the internet. You have a right to tell someone if you think anyone is suspicious.
  6. You have a right not to fill out forms or not to answer questions you find on the Internet.
  7. You have the right to not be videoed or photographed by anyone using cameras, web cams or mobile phones.
  8. You have a right not to have any videos or images of yourself put on the Internet, and you have the right to report it to an adult if anyone does this.
  9. You have a right not to be bullied by others on the Internet and you have the right to report this to an adult if this happens.
  10. If you accidentally see something you shouldn't you have the right to tell someone and not to feel guilty about it.
  11. We are all responsible for treating everyone on line with respect. You should not use behaviour or language that would be offensive or upsetting to somebody else.

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