Children's online activity: Katherine Ryan and Lowri Turner


Broadcaster Lowri Turner thought parents were "outclassed" by their more tech-savvy children when it came to checking up on what they were doing online.

She debated with comic Katherine Ryan about the ethics and dangers of the internet to children and whether it was right to read children's emails, as they spoke to Andrew Neil, Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson.

It came after announcements this week from shadow public minister Diane Abbott about the so-called pornification of young people - while Claire Perry MP, government adviser on the sexualisation and commercialisation of childhood, spoke about parents reading their children's emails.

Watch the full programme on BBC iPlayer (UK only)


More clips and news on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook; 'follow' us on twitter or watch shows from the last few months on BBC iPlayer

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.