Tip-toeing into her eight-year-old daughter Emily’s bedroom, Lisa Deacon was expecting to find her little girl sleeping soundly. Instead, Emily was wide awake, eyes glued to her mother’s iPad. Cross that her daughter had not only taken the device without permission but continued using it after bedtime, Lisa whisked it away. It was only after she had returned to her own bedroom and saw what was on the iPad that her irritation turned to horror. The computer game featured two naked male cartoon characters, aroused genitalia on display. One stood beside a female character, also naked, and was thrusting back and forth, simulating sex. Cyber-security expert James Bore, fears some children who use Roblox are being targeted by paedophiles or prey to being radicalised ‘I felt sick that my daughter had seen this,’ says Lisa, 33, an educational administrator from Carlisle, Cumbria. ‘I’d done everything I could to make sure she was safe online, and yet she’d still come across these images. ‘It opened up a realm of fear about grooming and paedophilia.’ Amid her initial shock and confusion, Lisa was sure of just one fact: Emily, a friendly girl who loves art and gymnastics, had accessed the game on… Read full this story
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