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Targets Too: Youth and Identity Theft

May 15, 2007 // 0 Comments

by Larry MagidIt might seem as if children and teens are unlikely victims of identity theft, but the Federal Trade Commission has estimated that about 400,000 children have [...]

Hacker Posts threats in MySpace Profile

May 9, 2007 // 0 Comments

by Anne Collier NetFamilyNews Someone claiming to be a Petaluma (Calif.) High School student “hacked into several students’ MySpace accounts at about 10 p.m. [...]

Location meets social networking

April 26, 2007 // 1 Comment

Just left Washington DC where I attended the Location meets social networking event.  Extremely interesting and just a little scary (but no need to panic).  Will have a [...]

Tragedy at Virginia Tech

April 16, 2007 // 1 Comment

Like everyone in America, we at are horrified by what happened at Virginia Tech.  The tragedy reminds us that we can never take safety for granted.   Our [...]

Comments on the Don Imus incident

April 10, 2007 // 3 Comments

by Larry Magid Don Imus’ reference to Rutgers University women’s basketball players as “nappy headed hos” is not only a form of racial and sexual [...]

Schoolgirls bullied into stripping online

April 7, 2007 // 2 Comments

We hear a lot about predators but, from a numbers perspective, a bigger risk to kids is what kids are doing to each other.  This Reuters article spells it [...]

The Apple of Your TV’s Eye

April 7, 2007 // 11 Comments

We are slowly entering the age of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) where TV shows are just as likely to come to us over Internet as they are via cable, satellite or [...]
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