Category Archives: Digital citizenship

RESPECT: Makes young people safer online

The conversation around Internet safety has moved a long way since the 1990s when it focused mostly on porn and predators and we’ve even evolved since 2009 when ConnectSafely published Online Safety 3.0: Empowering and Protecting Youth. Along with colleagues, I’ve … Continue reading

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Facebook Grapples With Fighting Hate Speech While Protecting Free Speech

This post is an expanded version of an article that first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News By Larry Magid Media companies, governments and courts have long debated where to draw the line on what speech should be permitted and what … Continue reading

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‘What’s Your Story” winning videos explore the good side of the Internet

For the past several years I’ve helped judge Trend Micro’s annual What’s Your Story video contest  which, in past years, focused on how to combat Internet risks like cyberbullying and inappropriate use of mobile technology. But this year, the contest … Continue reading

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