World 'Safer Internet Day' observed on Feb. 8

Via Sofia News Agency: Safer Internet day was observed on Feb. 8, as named by the European Commission-backed organization, Insafe. Bulgaria backed the campaign for the first time this year, which is supported by 30 countries in Europe and rest of the world. Safer Internet Day marks an effort to promote a safer Internet for all of its users, especially children. The special activities for the day included conferences, launch of Internet literacy programs in schools, media releases on radio and television and the launch of several new Safer Internet Web sites.

About Aarthi Sivaraman

Aarthi graduated with a Master's degree in print journalism from USC's Annenberg School for Communication in May 2005. She holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from India and enjoys good music, traveling and reading.
Aarthi has written for the Cape Times in South Africa and the Los Angeles Business Journal, besides serving as a section editor for OJR for two years.
She is now a reporter for Reuters in New York.