Apple's new anti-tracking feature is a boon to privacy

Apple’s new anti-tracking feature is a boon to privacy

 Apple video explains app tracking transparency by Larry Magid This post first appeared in the Mercury News The new version of Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones and iPads ...

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Balancing Tech and Low-Tech During Kids’ Summer Break

Summer is almost here, which means that kids will be out of school. While that means that they do have more time to use their devices, it's also time for ...
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Helping Kids Survive Bullying and Other Trauma

Helping Kids Survive Bullying and Other Trauma

ConnectSafley CEO Larry Magid and K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about how adults can support youth who have been affected by bullying. Why do some kids have a horrible ...
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Helping Students Cope with Flood of Presidential Election News

The Presidential election campaign is heating up. And with it will come lots of claims, counterclaims and, likely, plenty of inaccuracies ...
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Facebook Strives to End Age, Gender and Location Discrimination

Facebook Strives to End Age, Gender and Location Discrimination

In response to litigation by the  National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and other parties, Facebook is making changes ...
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Vaccines, Autism and the First Amendment

Vaccines, Autism and the First Amendment

The messy thing about our First Amendment is that it protects nearly all speech, not just pleasant speech or even accurate speech ...
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Online Romance Scam Losses on the Rise. How to Protect Yourself

Just in time for Valentine's Day,  the Federal Trade Commission published a post saying that in 2018, there were more than 21,000 reports "about romance scams with reported losses of $143 ...
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Google Password Checkup Helps Make Sure You Have Secure and Unique Passwords

Google Password Checkup Helps Make Sure You Have Secure and Unique Passwords

Weak or compromised passwords are among the biggest threats to online security and privacy. Once cyber criminals get hold of your password, they can not only use it to break ...
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Youth from Around the World Set 16 Goals to Commemorate 16 Years of Safer Internet Day

Youth from Around the World Set 16 Goals to Commemorate 16 Years of Safer Internet Day

More at SmarterInternet,org.  Sign up for our mailing list. For the past several months, young people from 35 countries around the world have been articulating and voting on their goals for ...
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Safer Internet Day 2019 Reaches Out to Under Served Communities

This coming Tuesday ConnectSafely.org, will host the official U.S. Safer Internet Day event at Google’s Seattle headquarters plus an evening event for families at a Seattle Housing Authority facility. We’re ...
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