Tag Archives: children

Privacy Tip #179 – Your Children’s Online Activity

Parents have historically struggled with how to address their children’s online activity. Parenting styles differ, but most parents understand that monitoring and supervising their children’s online activity is important and necessary. There is a federal law, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, (aka, COPPA) that applies to the online activities of children under the age … Continue Reading

FBI Issues Warning about Internet-Connected Toys

We previously reported about the microphone and video capabilities of Echo technology [view related post]. The FBI is also concerned about this technology being used in toys that are connected to the Internet. The FBI is so concerned that yesterday, it issued a Public Service Announcement that warns consumers that Internet-connected toys “could present privacy … Continue Reading

Privacy Tip #8 – How teachers can assist students to be safe online

It is scary to read the headlines that kids become victims of crimes, some of them horrific, because of online activity. Kids are naive and susceptible to online predators. Parents must be vigilant in educating their children about online activity and teachers can reinforce lessons learned at home to help kids stay safe. How can … Continue Reading
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