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Who’s in charge in virtual worlds?

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.

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Should schools end Internet safety nights?

It’s time to get students involved in “Internet Safety Night” and maybe call it something else.

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Deal with cyberbullying in laws?

Will cyberbulling laws help? Perhaps not

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A summit for saving lives

 Insights from a DC gathering of prevention, social media and online safety activists

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Learning how to navigate digital community

Some pioneering work in digital ethics and citizenship is key to online safety going forward.

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Where will online teens go next?

Now that there are so many parents on Facebook and the social-networking industry itself has matured, here's what I'm thinking…

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Why technopanics are bad

Here’s a list of reasons – and why we can’t afford to let a sexting panic following the one about predators in social network sites.

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A new online safety: The means, not the end

To be relevant to youth, online safety needs to be redefined as a tool for their full, constructive participation in participatory culture and democracy.

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Major update on Net predators: CACRC

This much-anticipated study from the Crimes Against Children Research Center has mostly good news for online youth.

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Predator panic increases risk

Exaggerated reports about Internet predators are not only wrong but potentially dangerous because they divert attention away from real risks

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