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How Netsafe went from championing online safety to fighting bullying claims

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Netsafe, the government-funded agency meant to protect New Zealanders from online harm is facing bullying allegations, a $100,000 fine for privacy breaches and departing CEO. So how is it that Netsafe became such a mess? And how do we go about fixing a system that’s meant to keep Kiwis safe?   

Today, NZ Herald technology editor Chris Keall joins Damien to discuss what’s going on with Netsafe and what will come next.

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Host / Producer: Damien Venuto
Producer / Editor: Shaun D. Wilson
Executive Producer: Ethan Sills

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