What does it mean to be a digital citizen?Lesley OsborneDigital Society Policy and ResearchAustralian Communications and M...
The idea of digital citizenship
Digital citizenship and young peoplewww.cybersmart.gov.au/tagged
Positive attitudes to online engagement> I don’t use the internet much myself, but when my grandkids  come round they show...
Need for information and skills Skills or abilities online Australians would be interested in learning more about Source: ...
Greater use does not equate to greater understandingSource: ACMA, Location services, 2012, to be published.
Awareness of privacy risksRisks identified by respondents as associated with use of personal information on digital media ...
Everyone has a part to playResponsibility for the safeguarding or protection of personal information isconsidered to be mu...
Broad community engagement tailored to information andskills needs
CONCLUSIONS              Thank you
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Lesley Osborne at CeBIT, What does it mean to be a digital citizen, 23 May 2012

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Lesley Osborne, ACMA, discusses what it means to be a digital citizen, the responsibilities and control we have in the online environment.

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Lesley Osborne at CeBIT, What does it mean to be a digital citizen, 23 May 2012

  1. 1. What does it mean to be a digital citizen?Lesley OsborneDigital Society Policy and ResearchAustralian Communications and Media AuthorityCEBIT, Sydney23 May 2012
  2. 2. The idea of digital citizenship
  3. 3. Digital citizenship and young peoplewww.cybersmart.gov.au/tagged
  4. 4. Positive attitudes to online engagement> I don’t use the internet much myself, but when my grandkids come round they show me all the things they can do on their mobile phones and for them I think it’s great, it’s just that I’m not terribly interested for myself.> The internet gives power to individuals and enables them to share information.Some participants admitted that they found the rapid changes intechnology especially daunting, and conceded it was hard to keepup. Others did not understand what was available.Source: Digital Australians, October 2011
  5. 5. Need for information and skills Skills or abilities online Australians would be interested in learning more about Source: ACMA, Digital Australians online survey, 2011. I3 ASK ALL Which, if any, of the following, would you be interested in learning more about? Base: Total sample, n=1,250.
  6. 6. Greater use does not equate to greater understandingSource: ACMA, Location services, 2012, to be published.
  7. 7. Awareness of privacy risksRisks identified by respondents as associated with use of personal information on digital media andcommunications have been positioned according to their perceived likelihood and severity(ACMA, Use of personal information, 2009).
  8. 8. Everyone has a part to playResponsibility for the safeguarding or protection of personal information isconsidered to be multi-layered, with the individual, the ISP, the online entityand the government all having a role to fulfil.
  9. 9. Broad community engagement tailored to information andskills needs
  10. 10. CONCLUSIONS Thank you

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