The service ( is one of many puzzle parts that contributes to make the Internet safer and better, especially for children and youngsters. Services like this are important and should be strengthened.

The Norwgian Data Protection Agency has done a very good job to establish and run this service, and phasing it out will be a step backwards. We consider services like this to be a responsibility for the Government, and do not consider it to leave this to private actors.

- Data crime is increasing, and the police don't have suifficient capacity to handle small and big issues concerning unwanted content on web pages, such as images which is published without concent from those affected. This is a low threshold service which has been useful for many people and which should be continued, says Annebeth B. Lange, legal adviser at Norid.

Published: 3 November 2011
Updated: 28 September 2017