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Encryption is a form of child protection

March 31, 2016

By Larry Magid One of the main arguments for those worried about encryption is that it can shield terrorists and those who exploit children, because of the concern that criminals can use encryption to "go dark." And, while that can be true, it's also true that encryption helps protect children from those very predators and other criminals, along with bullies and others who might harm kids. Encrypting is not just for privacy and security but also for personal safety.

Cyberbullying: Not just for kids

October 28, 2015

By Sue Scheff No one is immune to online harassment. From high-profile celebrities to politicians of all ideologies and from all-star athletes to ordinary parents, everyone is vulnerable when it comes to cyberwarfare.

As ever younger kids go online, how is the family responding?

July 29, 2015

by Sonia Livingstone Tablets beat all other devices in terms of popularity amongst small children. Sonia Livingstone discusses her recent research on uses, skills and the family context of technology users who are yet too young to read or write.
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