Both the Internet and the way young people use technology are constantly changing, but Internet safety messages change very slowly if at all. A few years ago, some of us in the Net safety community started talking about how to adjust our messaging for the much more interactive “Web 2.0.” And we did so, based […]
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Without the likes of Walter Cronkite today’s youth have to figure out “the way it is” by themselves
There may be more benefits for children in thoughtful, contextual treatment of violence in games and other art forms rather than in trying to ban violence altogether.
There are good stragegies to prevent and stop cyberbullying but a proposed new law isn’t one of them
The annoucnement of Google’s Chrome operating system has Larry wondering if it will increase or decrease security ….
Grown-up virtual worlds are only just beginning to work out the best forms of governance in their online environments, and we’ll be watching to see how children’s VWs will contribute to the discussion.
It’s time to get students involved in “Internet Safety Night” and maybe call it something else.
Will cyberbulling laws help? Perhaps not
Insights from a DC gathering of prevention, social media and online safety activists
Some pioneering work in digital ethics and citizenship is key to online safety going forward.
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NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
- About our strange way of understanding teen sexting
- Zooming in on ‘screentime’ (this time with more precision)
- Protecting student privacy calls for student participation
- So-called Snapchat hack & the question of where to place trust
- Why defining ‘bullying’ is important for schools
- Does digital downtime fix FOMO?
- Powerful lessons for preventing bullying & cyberbullying
- Mobile rules in the US now too
Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
- Digital Trust Foundation seeking proposals regarding online privacy, safety and security
- Why cybersecurity is patriotic and humanistic
- National Cyber Security Month: Why cyber security matters to everyone
- High school kids show strong support for First Amendment
- UN bringing child rights into the digital age
- IGF attendees complain about censorship in Turkey while some advocate it for youth
- Internet Governance Forum topics include human rights, network neutrality and child protection
- Protecting children online needs to allow for their right to free speech