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Establishing a multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies (Text with EEA relevance)
Article 1

Article 1 — Objective of the programme

  1. This Decision establishes a Community programme to promote safer use of the Internet and other communication technologies, particularly for children, and to fight against illegal content and harmful conduct online.

    The programme shall be known as the Safer Internet programme (the Programme).

  2. The following action lines shall be addressed:
    1. ensuring public awareness;
    2. fighting against illegal content and harmful conduct online;
    3. promoting a safer online environment;
    4. establishing a knowledge base.

    The activities to be carried out under these action lines are set out in Annex I.

    The Programme shall be implemented in accordance with Annex III.

  3. For the purpose of this Decision children means persons under 18 years of age, unless the relevant national law confers on them, under certain conditions, full legal capacity under that age.