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In connection with the Safer Internet Day on 8 February 2011, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European  Union, presents a selection of statistics concerning internet security. The Safer Internet Day is part of a global drive  to promote a safer Internet for all users, in particular children and young people, and is organised by INSAFE, a  European internet safety network co-funded by the European Commission.
The data presented in this News Release have been collected from the survey on Information and Communication  Technologies (ICT) usage in households and by individuals in the EU27, mainly carried out in the second quarter  of 2010. More data on internet security and related topics can be found in the dedicated section on Information  Society on the Eurostat website

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