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New Social Networking Site Uses Live Webcams

February 27, 2007 // 1 Comment

By Anne Collier NetFamilyNews Keep in mind as you read this that every new Mac has a built-in webcam, and webcams are otherwise very easy to buy, use, and conceal from [...]

NJ schools held liable for bullying

February 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

By Anne Collier NetFamilyNews In a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that school districts are responsible for stopping bias-based harassment of [...]

Malicious Software Can Hurt Your PC

February 25, 2007 // 0 Comments

By Anne Colllier reposted from NetFamilyNews Casually clicking around the Web “can be a dangerous business” these days, because of the malicious stuff you (or [...]

States Consider Laws Against Cyberbullying

February 25, 2007 // 1 Comment

There’s a lot of talk about Internet predators but the reality is that your kids are lot more likely to be harassed by a teenage online bully than approached by an [...]

Social Networking Goes Mobile

February 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

As this BBC story explains, social networking is going mobile. This has interesting implications when you consider that people have their cell phones with them at all times. [...]

Common Sense Rules

February 19, 2007 // 0 Comments

We call on crossing guards and police officers to help keep our kids safe on the streets, but our main line of defense is the family. Kids are taught to look both ways when [...]

More Efforts at Keeping Kids Safe Online

February 19, 2007 // 0 Comments

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is launching a new Web site to answer parents’ questions about Internet safety and computers. The free [...]

New Online Safety Sites

February 19, 2007 // 35 Comments

by Larry Magid Most of the time I write about gadgets or fun Web sites, but today’s column is about a more serious topic: Keeping your kids safe on the Internet. While I [...]
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