Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
27 September, 2020, 8:05 pm Central - 23°C Rain
ACCF
ACCF

Anne Dunn Baleilevuka appointed as Commissioner of the Online Safety Commission

Anne Dunn Baleilevuka appointed as Commissioner of the Online Safety Commission

By Anamika Singh
Saturday 29/12/2018
Anne Dunn Baleilevuka has been appointed as the Commissioner of the Online Safety Act [Photo: Fijian Govt]

Former Miss South Pacific Miss Fiji, Miss Hibiscus and Fiji First Party supporter Anne Dunn Baleilevuka has been appointed as the Commissioner of the Online Safety Commission which will come into effect from the first of next month.

Dunn is a lawyer and a graduate of the University of the South Pacific.

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed -Khaiyum while making the announcement says the main objective of the Online Safety Act is to promote responsible online behaviour and to promote a safe online culture and environment that addresses cyber bullying, cyber stalking, internet trolling and exposure to offensive or harmful content particularly in respect of children.

Sayed -Khaiyum says it is also to deter harm caused to individuals by electronic communications and provide an efficient means of redress for such individuals.

Commissioner Anne Dunn says one thing they have seen this year is that there is an intense platform of people being able to speak or do things online and not having any sort of repercussion for their actions.

Dunn says the Commission will assist people.

The Commission was allocated $300,000 in the 2018-2019 National Budget.

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Pollution in Suva
Serious concerns raised as research shows microplastic in fish and other seafood sources in ...
4 days ago

RKS students stage protests against their principal
Akbar says they hope to resume classes at RKS on Monday but this will depend on the recommendations by the investigating ...
20 days ago

Fiji Airways In Depth
Fiji Airways extends the cancellation of scheduled international flights to September.Read the full coverage ...
33 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
More than 2,000 marijuana plants found in Kadavu this week
More than 2,000 marijuana plants were uprooted from three farms in Kadavu this week. The first raid was conducted at Lavidi Village where more than...
3 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Rabuka and Prasad to start week-long Listening Tour tomorrow
Opposition Leader Sitiveni Rabuka and NFP Leader Professor Biman Prasad will begin a week-long Listening Tour of the Western Division tomorrow. A ...
3 hours ago

We are already seeing a version of environmental armageddon - Bainimarama
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji stands ready to serve its community of nations in every way it can, by way of peacekeeping and way of ...
3 hours ago

751 reports of violence against women & children in the first 7 months - FWCC
The Fiji Women's Crisis Centre has received 751 reports of violence against women and children for the first seven months of this year. It says ...
8 hours ago

The Story Behind Uzo Aduba’s Inspiring Tribute to Breonna Taylor
The Emmy Awards are a celebration of televisions best and brightest, but 2020’s ceremony was marked by its focus on politics and social justice ...
9 hours ago

Police arrest 16-yr-old girl for allegedly breaching curfew
A 16-year-old girl is one of 18 people arrested from 11 o'clock last night to 4 o'clock this morning for allegedly breaching curfew restrictions. ...
10 hours ago

TOP