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Google launches Buzz teen safety video

Google launches Buzz educational video aimed at teens (Credit: Google) This article originally appeared on CNET News.com There was quite a privacy backlash after Google announced Buzz in February. The day it was announced, I was one of many who … Continue reading

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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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Guest commentary: Don’t stop the dialogue!

By Hemanshu Nigam It’s New Year’s Eve, and your teen is all decked out and ready for a big party. She’s got her iPhone, BlackBerry, or some other cell phone with a camera in her pocketbook. And she’s ready to … 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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