Mom Sues Kids for Attacking Son Online

Parents, Here’s another example why eliminating anonymity and holding members accountable for their actions is so important; another reason why parental consent should be required for kids and teens participating on social networking sites. As reported by the Chicago Tribune,…

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Kids Labeled as Sex Offenders

 I recently read this article in the Houston Chronicle: Kids as young as age 10 can be registered as sex offenders, a label lasting a decade. The article tells the story of a mother, Samantha Potwood, who has spent 12…

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Wrapping Up The First Big Cyberbullying Case

I’m sure many of you have followed the tragic story of Megan Meier, which brought national attention to the then mostly unknown crime of cyberbullying. Lori Drew, the 50 year old mother of one of Megan’s former friends created a…

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Yikes! A Friend Request from Mom!?

It used to be that joining Facebook required a college email address. Then Facebook began allowing high school students to become members, which is interesting when they recently reported that their mission is to be a safe place for corporate…

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Sexting in the News

Institutions such as schools and local and state governments are beginning to tune in to the threat that sexting poses to America’s youth. As reported by Switched.com, one Vermont teenager will serve 90 days of a two year prison sentence…

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