Guest post by Justin W. Patchin Without a doubt, parents have a duty to do their part to ensure that their kids do not bully others. They need to regularly remind their kids about the importance of treating others the way they would want to be treated. They should talk about how some things we […]
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Some tips from News Corp/MySpace’s chief security officer for keeping your computer, home network, and personal information secure year-round
Hemanshu Nigam, Chief Security Officer and SVP News Corp., points out the best child-online-safety measure there ever was.
Family tech expert Robin Raskin points out that parents are using Facebook to check out the friends and activities of their children at college and says, “Give them some space!”
Ernie Allen, CEO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, welcomes you to ConnectSafely and warns parents about risks kids face.
Donna Rice Hughes, chairman and president of Enough Is Enough, argues for a law that would help law enforcement and social sites “keep predators at bay.”
John Carr, Internet safety adviser to the British government, explains that it is possible for government, industry and safety groups to work together for the benefit of children.
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NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
- Of parenting & a class called ‘Wasting Time on the Internet’
- Takeaways from premier US anti-bullying conference
- Do surveys about parents’ concerns increase digital-parenting confidence?
- The next version of ‘Internet safety': A look under the hood
- Perfect digital parenting doesn’t exist
- Less parental control, more support of kids’ self-regulation: Study
- Social media snapshot: Indonesia
- Of young people’s (not just digital) citizenship
Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
- Anonymous apps get bad raps, but they fill gaps: The good side of anonymity
- Americans lack confidence about controlling privacy
- Survey finds parents mostly OK with kids’ use of tech
- Time to redefine and de-silo online safety efforts
- Tech and Ebola — Facebook’s initiative and the Ebola Care app
- Media guidelines for reporting on youth risk surveys
- Online harassment is a problem we all must confront
- Digital citizenship applies to adults as well as youth: Conversation with Rebecca Randall of Common Sense Media