Apps, online games and ed-tech are consumer products, and must be safe for children, by design and default – say children’s organisations, parents and mental health professionals in a joint open letter

The EU’s single market sets a global standard for the safety of consumer products, which policy-makers in Brussels are seeking to extend to digital products. This welcome development must not fail to take full account of children’s specific rights, notably to a high level of health, safety and privacy by design and default.

Read the letter here.