Articles by Anne Collier

Laws & child exploitation

September 7, 2007

The Vancouver Sun cites some outdated research from the US and confuses chatrooms with social-networking sites, but this about Canadian law and online child exploitation is

Hacking ethics

September 7, 2007

A Sydney Morning Herald commentator looks at the ethical questions around 17-year-old George Hotz's iPhone hack. There's no question it's a great story: "In

Videogamers & the ‘game of life’

September 6, 2007

By Anne Collier Parents of gamers (and gamer parents) might be interested in a thoughtful piece in the Ottawa Citizen by education technology Prof. Constance Steinkuehler at

Not ‘the new Dr. Spock’

September 5, 2007

By Anne Collier The headline of a recent CNET interview with MIT professor Henry Jenkins suggests he might be, but – though he isn’t a pediatrician or child

‘Digital hangouts’

September 3, 2007

By Anne Collier Most adults know that a lot happens when teens are “hanging out,” and all that personal and social development’s happening in online

How social influencing works

August 4, 2007

One of the best protections for online youth is awareness of how other people try to influence them – here are some of the
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