Digital Toolkit: A practical tool addressing the ethical and legal issues faced by producers of digital content for kids
This online resource created by the Youth Media Alliance is aimed at producers of kids digital content and describes key legal, ethical and regulatory issues. The information is presented in a series of 21 backgrounders covering the following themes: Identity and Personal Information; Contests, Surveys & Newsletters; User-Generated Content; Advertising; Sales and Monetization; Social Media, Online Communities and Security. The material covers key definitions and concepts, relevant regulations that apply both in Canada and in select international markets, distribution platforms’ requirements, and best practice recommendations. The web resource can be accessed here and a PDF version of the material is available here. November 18, 2015.