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A (digital) return to village life?

Microblogging with services like Twitter could be having a humanizing effect in modern society – or at least the classroom. Here's what I mean….

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The ISTTF: Chicken or egg?

What should come first from a Net safety task force: better understanding through review of the research or a predetermined solution? Diagnosis or prescription?

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Group wants to ban Google Street View

As if "To Catch a Predator" wasn't enough, now there's a campaign to protect our children against predators who use Google Street View.

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Public humiliation or Net-safety ed?

A story about a high school assembly in Colorado raises some important questions about how to teach online safety going forward.

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Safety Tip #1: Eat dinner together as a famiily

Sometimes it's the little things we do that make the biggest difference.

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Could your home PC attack the Republic of Georgia?

It's not out of the question, says ConnectSafely's Larry Magid.

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Online safety as we know it: Becoming obsolete?

As the Internet and how young people use it increasingly reflect the breadth and complexity of “real life,” it’s time to rethink how we teach online safety.

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Twitter not upholding Terms of Use

See why it's increasingly important for users that social sites and services have clear, well-enforced Terms of Service.

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2 key US court actions involving MySpace

They helpfully train the spotlight on user accountability and potentially give "teeth" to social sites' terms of service as user protection regs.

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What mobile carriers need to do for youth

Great progress with parental controls – Web filters, number-blocking, etc. – has been made, but technology's not enough. Here's why.

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