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Two thirds of UK parents fail to check children's devices - survey

Monday 10 February 2020 | 12:25 CET | News
Almost two thirds (61%) of UK parents have never checked their child's devices, such as smartphones, gaming consoles and tablets, according to a survey by RS Components. The survey also found that almost half (47%) of UK parents believe that children spend too much time online.

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