Starting this summer, there will be new rules in place designed to protect child privacy. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is behind the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) – the law that requires web sites to get parents’ permission before collecting personal data about children under the age of 13. New updates are currently [...]Full Story»
Many parents gave their children iPads, cell phones and computers this past holiday season. Hopefully, along with these gifts of advanced technology, those lucky teenagers were also given good guidelines on being safe online. Keeping children safe is top priority for parents and it’s important that parents stay diligent at keeping a close eye on [...]
‘Tis the season for online fun. As schools break for the holidays, children typically spend more time at home using technology. Before your child gets online, make sure you are taking steps to help keep them protected from potential Internet dangers. Experts advise parents to place the home computer in a common area. This allows [...]
According to WiredSafety.org, over 6 million children write blogs. Even some top online news organizations have kid and teen contributors tackling subjects from national politics to consumer product reviews. While blogging can provide a lot of benefits to kids, including improved writing, communication and social skills, there are also risks to consider. If your child or [...]
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