What is prohibited or illegal content?
The following types of content may be classified as prohibited:
- footage of real or simulated violence, criminal activity or accidents from video clips, games or films
- sexually explicit content
- images of child sexual abuse
- content that advocates the doing of a terrorist act
- content instructing or promoting crime or violence.
What can I do to deal with content that’s offensive?
If you see online content that you think is offensive there are number of easy ways to deal with it:
- close the page straight away, hit control-alt-delete if the site does not allow you to exit
- use a filter or other tool to block adult content, and use safe search settings in your browser
- report offensive content to the site administrator
- talk to someone you trust if you have seen something that has shocked or upset you.