Resources

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The following organisations have resources relevant to the issues raised by Born Digital


Center for Humane Technology

www.humanetech.com

US-based publisher of The Social Dilemma in partnership with Netflix. Resources for campaigning and education on humane technology design.


Center for International Governance Innovation 

www.cigionline.org

Think tank supporting research that forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. 


The Children’s Society 

Rwww.childrenscociety.org.uk

Aims to improve the lives of children and young people and create a positive shift in social attitudes to improve the situation facing children and all young people. Their Good Childhood report is a major survey of child wellbeing and the reasons for issues children have, including social media.


Common Sense Media 

www.commonsensemedia.org

US-based, leading source of entertainment and technology recommendations for families.


Global Action Plan (GAP) 

www.globalactionplan.org.uk

GAP’s early focus was on climate change but it has now started researching and writing reports on the digital wellbeing of children and the dangers of technology. It has recently highlighted the issue of tech companies targeting children with advertising in the UK in breach of regulation and supported the litigation against Google re YouTube currently in the courts.


Mind 

www.mind.org.uk

Mind offers information and advice to people with mental-health issues and lobbies government and local authorities on their behalf. It also seeks to raise public awareness and understanding of issues related to mental health.


Next Generation Internet Initiative 

www.ngi.eu

A diverse array of researchers and activists who describe themselves as building the internet of tomorrow.


NSPCC 

www.nspcc.org.uk

The largest children’s charity in the UK, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. Produces excellent research and resources and campaigns on all aspects of technology’s effects on children.


Oxford Internet Institute

www.oii.ox.ac.uk

Advances our understanding of life online with world-leading research. Leads the subject of Internet Governance and Data Ethics.


UK Safer Internet Centre 

www.saferinternet.org.uk

Brings together news and events from three organisations: Childnet international, The Internet Watch Foundation and South West Grid for Learning.


World Wide Web Foundation 

www.webfoundation.org

Founded by Tim Berners-Lee, empowers people to bring about positive change. Primary focus is advocating for a free and open web for everyone.


Digital Futures Commission

www.digitalfuturescommission.org.uk

The DFC is an exciting research collaboration of organisations that invites innovators, policy makers, regulators, academics and civil society to unlock digital innovation in the interests of children and young people. It will initially focus on three areas; play in a digital world, beneficial use of education data and guidance for innovators.


5Rights Foundation

www.5rightsfoundation.com

5Rights Foundation exists to make systemic changes to the digital world that will ensure it caters for children and young people, be design and default, so that they can thrive.