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Virtual vs. real: Line blurring

November 12, 2007

William Gibson – the one-time science fiction author who now writes about the present and coined "cyberspace" – had something to say about youth in an [...]

Social networking: What cops know

November 9, 2007

Indiana State Police Lt. Charles Cohen's 16-year-old nephew "has seven MySpace pages, including one in which he and his buddies pretend to be Chuck Norris," the [...]

Tragic school shooting in Finland

November 8, 2007

A high school student in Finland shot and killed himself, six other students, and the school principal yesterday "after announcing plans for the rampage on [...]

‘Kickstart’ for students

November 8, 2007

Yahoo has a new niche social site for college students that's supposed to be more professional than social but not quite as professional as LinkedIn.com, a PC World blog [...]

Child porn network shut down

November 7, 2007

European police arrested 92 people allegedly involved in a child pornography operation that sold videos to 2,500 customers in 19 countries "including teachers, doctors [...]

New virtual worlds for kids 6+

November 7, 2007

Close on the heels of her report that a "boomlet" of kids' virtual worlds was in the works, CNET's Stefanie Olsen blogs about toy company Playhut's two [...]

New book on cyberbullying

November 6, 2007

The good news is there are usually no physical scars from cyberbullying. The bad news is there are usually no physical scars to alert parents to what's going on. And [...]

Social graces on the social Web

November 5, 2007

It's always fun to get a snapshot of where we (people in general) are in developing etiquette or, as Macworld put it, "social graces" on the social Web. And [...]

Young ‘sex offenders’

November 5, 2007

"Lawyers and health educators say most teens – and even many parents – are unaware that even consensual teenage sex is often a crime," the Associated [...]
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