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Predator Panic a risky distraction

by Larry Magid I’ve been an Internet safety advocate since 1993 and right now I’m discouraged and angry about what’s going on in this field. I’m angry because people who ought to know better are trying to mislead the public … Continue reading

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Prosecution in teen suicide misguided

Reposted from San Jose Mercury News December 8, 2008 by Larry Magid What Lori Drew allegedly did to Megan Meier was despicable, but it doesn’t justify her conviction late last month for violating federal laws designed to keep hackers from … Continue reading

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JuicyCampus is a haven for cyberbullies

LIMITS OF FREE SPEECH ARE TESTED BY WEB SITE’S HURTFUL, HATEFUL POSTS By Larry Magid San Jose Mercury News The online gossip site JuicyCampus.com carries this slogan: “Always Anonymous . . . Always Juicy.”I’m a strong advocate of free speech, … Continue reading

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