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Social contexts of youth bullying

By Warren J. Blumenfeld: While studying a number of bullying prevention programs, I find that, while providing good overall theoretical and conceptual foundations and strategies for prevention and reduction of incidents, some crucial components are still missing. We must also discuss and examine the social and cultural contexts wherein bullying attitudes and behaviors often stem. […]

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Justin Patchin: Holding parents responsible for their child’s bullying

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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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month throughout the year

Some tips from News Corp/MySpace’s chief security officer for keeping your computer, home network, and personal information secure year-round

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Don’t stop the dialogue!

Hemanshu Nigam, Chief Security Officer and SVP News Corp., points out the best child-online-safety measure there ever was.

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Don’t judge a face by their Facebook profile

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!”

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Support for online kids

Ernie Allen, CEO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, welcomes you to ConnectSafely and warns parents about risks kids face.

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Old news, new solutions

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.”

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Self regulation: Lessons from the UK

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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Adam Thierer: Parents not politicians should be in charge

Adam Thierer of the Progress and Freedom Foundation in Washington, D.C., says that parents, not the government, should be in charge of children’s Internet use.

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