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ICACs in all 50 states

October 18, 2007

There will soon be Internet Crimes Against Children task forces in every US state, reports. "The Department of Justice announced that 13 new [...]

Thais arrest child abuse suspect

October 18, 2007

Last week, in an unprecedented move, Interpol went public in its search for a child pornography suspect, and this week, with the help of leads that came in as a result, the [...]

Facebook’s safety agreement

October 17, 2007

In a settlement it has reached with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Facebook will now be replying to "the most serious complaints" by users about porn and [...]

Teens & stranger contact: New study

October 16, 2007

Researcher Aaron Smith likens the Internet to a park, mall, or any other public space, where most of teens' encounters with others are fine, but some can be scary or [...]

Fraud potential on social Web

October 16, 2007

Teens aren't the only people who need to watch what personal information they upload to social Web sites. "Nearly one in three [31%] social networkers on sites such [...]

‘Puters top holiday wish lists

October 16, 2007

I thought it was the iPod. Nope, cancel that. It was clothes that topped Americans' wish lists last year, "followed by peace and happiness, money and then [...]

Int’l social-networking numbers

October 15, 2007

More than half (56%) of Europe's online population is social networking, and 78% of Britain's is, TechnologyNewsDaily reports, citing comScore figures. So Europe has [...]

Local social networking

October 12, 2007

Sites like Bebo, MySpace, and Facebook aggregate people from all over the world – they're more about interest community than geographic community. Niche [...]

Social mapping gaining momentum

October 11, 2007

People in the mobile business are calling the latest handset (as they call it in Europe) "the Swiss Army phone," and that all-purpose phone necessarily includes GPS [...]
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