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It’s Time to Stop Letting Fear Interfere with Youth Online Freedom

By Larry Magid “Authority, given its common style, becomes increasingly incapable of commanding respect from the young for any reason save the fear on which is it ultimately based.” Michael Rossman “On Learning and Social Change,” 1972 I’ve been an … Continue reading

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Putting Techno-Panics into Perspective

Adapted from an article that first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News by Larry Magid A lot was written about the DNSChanger scare last week, including several articles about how over-hyped it was. I tried to downplay the risk, but some … Continue reading

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