The Office for Internet Safety is an executive office of the Department of Justice and Equality. It was set up in 2008 to deal with internet safety particularly as it relates to children.

 

The role of the Office for Internet safety

The Office for Internet Safety has primary responsibility for the development and promotion of strategic actions to promote the highest possible levels of internet safety, particularly in relation to combating child pornography.

 The Office for Internet Safety plays a key role in ensuring a cohesive approach is being taken across Government Departments, State Agencies and other key stakeholders in addressing illegal content on the internet.

The Office for Internet Safety has a dedicated website containing information and links on internet safety.

 

Further information

The Office for Internet safety website