Happy Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Thought I’d share some legislative news today. Two states have taken steps in banning online predators from social networks sites, while another tries to close a loophole. First up: New York’s eSTOP Act. I blogged about this a couple weeks ago when the bill was introduced. Aside from the glaringly obvious issues of enforcement, the […]

Kids Online for Homework! But I ask, “In what Capacity?”

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

In addition to the Pediatrics study released a couple weeks ago, a new study by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and Grunwald Associates LLC exploring the online behaviors of U.S. teens and ‘tweens. The study is based on three surveys: an online survey of nearly 1,300 9 to 17-year-olds, an online survey of more […]

Social Networks are a Waste of Time…?!

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

If you read my blog here, there is one thing you can easily deduce – both from my tone and my ramblings – I hate social networks. I don’t hate them because they are dangerous or filled with predators and pedophiles. No, I hate them for a much more philosophical and basic-caring-for-the-human-race reason. You see, […]