Articles by Anne Collier

Imposter profiles: Ongoing problem?

January 10, 2008

We don't see that much about them in the news media, but we certainly do in ConnectSafely.org, and MySpace even has a dedicated email address for reporting them: [...]

UK’s top social sites

January 10, 2008

With Britons so keen on social networking (recent Ofcom research found 1 in 4 logged into a social site at least 23 times a month!), the UK's Computing Which? consumer [...]

‘Semi-permeable classrooms’

January 9, 2008

Educator and blogger David Jakes uses a term from his day as a biology teacher to describe how a classroom can safely be turned into a "learning community" [...]

Oz to filter Web content

January 9, 2008

The Australian government is about to implement a nationwide Internet filtering program. New laws go into affect January 20 "imposing tougher rules for companies that [...]

Socializing online, on phones in Japan

January 8, 2008

It's huge in Japan, where Mixi.jp is the No. 1 social-networking site and the No. 2 site in general (after Yahoo), Forbes reports. But even Mixi's computer-based [...]

Teen-distributed child porn

January 7, 2008

This is a nightmare I wish we could help all children avoid: Last fall in the state of Georgia, 15 high school students aged 15-17 were identified as victims in what is [...]

Tech first aid for ’08 & onward

January 7, 2008

Filtering, monitoring, and other parental-control technology can be useful items in the family Internet first-aid kit, depending on kids' ages and maturity levels. But [...]
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