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Archive for January, 2010

The Electronic Tattoo

The Electronic Tattoo

| January 29, 2010 | Comments (0)

Yesterday was Data Privacy Day and to accompany the important message that this day aims at broadcasting, it’s only right that I contribute with a blog post addressing the extent of your privacy on the internet. With a vast number of media outlets and services that are available to us and we undoubtedly use on a […]

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Moms and Dads Who I Admire. Meet Sue Scheff.

Moms and Dads Who I Admire. Meet Sue Scheff.

| January 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

Sue Scheff is a good online friend of mine.  I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting her in person, but I hope to one day. She is a fellow parent advocate, educator and a firm believer in Internet safety. Sue is also a prolific author—some of you may have read her book, Google Bomb.  The […]

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Online Activity: It's Like the Air They Breathe

Online Activity: It’s Like the Air They Breathe

| January 26, 2010 | Comments (0)

Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, Yoursphere, Friendster, Black Planet, hi5.  These are just a handful of the available social-networking sites on the internet today.  And with the growing list of mobile devices coupled with wireless 3G/4G internet connection, access to these sites is anything but inconvenient. According to an article in The New York Times written by […]

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How to Set Parental Controls on Windows Vista & Windows 7

How to Set Parental Controls on Windows Vista & Windows 7

| January 25, 2010 | Comments (3)

  1. Click the Start Menu button in the bottom left corner of your screen and select Control Panel. 2. Select “Set up parental controls for any user”. 3. Select the child account that you want to add parental controls to.  If your child doesn’t have their own user account, you’ll want to make them […]

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Facebook Now Charging For Memberships. Price: Your Privacy. Mark, you should have called your mom

Facebook Now Charging For Memberships. Price: Your Privacy. Mark, you should have called your mom

| January 21, 2010 | Comments (0)

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has shot himself in the foot with his clumsy comments regarding social-networking privacy. He should have talked to his mom first. Do you think the 25-year old Harvard graduate should be let off the hook?He only runs the most-popular social networking site on the internet. Nevertheless, this […]

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Moms and Dads Who I Admire. Meet Cammie Moise.

Moms and Dads Who I Admire. Meet Cammie Moise.

| January 19, 2010 | Comments (0)

Over the last few months through my social media networking (this blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), I’ve been honored to be introduced to some very amazing moms. (Dads, too, but lots of great moms in particular.) These moms have been an inspiration to me because they are your “everyday mom” like you and I, yet […]

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How to Keep Digital Copies of Cyberbullying

How to Keep Digital Copies of Cyberbullying

| January 13, 2010 | Comments (1)

Technology is great.  It makes our lives easier, more manageable, and more fun.  However, bullies have found a way to take that same technology and turn it into a medium of harassment.  If your child has a cell phone, a laptop, a Facebook page, or even a blog, he/she is susceptible to cyberbullying–a form of […]

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Sacramento, CA - Dad Takes Action to Protect His Daughter from MySpace Creeper

Sacramento, CA – Dad Takes Action to Protect His Daughter from MySpace Creeper

| January 10, 2010 | Comments (0)

1/7/10 @ 1:13 am, 739 Arden Wy (Circle 6), Child Sex Act/Arrest, N. Sac Dad found out his 13 -yr old daughter had a myspace account.  He had his daughter get onto her MySpace and almost immediately she received a message from a male subject.  Dad started communicating with the male subject as if he […]

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Adoptive Parents: Protect Your Privacy and Your Child's

Adoptive Parents: Protect Your Privacy and Your Child’s

| January 6, 2010 | Comments (2)

My husband and I believe that every single child deserves the right to have a “forever family“. We believe every child has the right to have parents that love them. We believe that family is one of the most important words in the entire world. We also know family means different things to different people, […]

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Online Safety with Gaming Applications - How To's and Helpful Links

Online Safety with Gaming Applications – How To’s and Helpful Links

| January 4, 2010 | Comments (2)

Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of great feedback relating to the blog I posted in November about online-gaming safety. I’m glad to see that other organizations, such as getgamesmart.com, are getting the word out there about protecting our children in these online environments. We shouldn’t forget that the internet isn’t the only thing out […]

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Photo Privacy on Social Networks - How to Protect Your Kids

Photo Privacy on Social Networks – How to Protect Your Kids

| January 1, 2010 | Comments (0)

Mothers expressing their concerns about posting pictures of their children online is a legitimate and reasonable concern. In today’s society it’s kind of hard not being at least a little paranoid.That is why I am so dismissive of the comments made by experts that the risk of predation of your child will “actually” happen.  (The […]

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