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16 Jan

THE DIGITAL FAMILIES PROJECT MARKS NO NAME-CALLING WEEK

Next week is No Name-Calling Week. From January 19 – 23, schools across the country—from elementary to high school—will be coordinating events, planning lessons, and participating ...

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02 Jan

DIGITAL FAMILIES: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

As part of our Digital Families Project, we’ve put together some New Year’s resolutions to help ensure a safer, more digitally secure year for all Digital Citizens in 2015. Feel free to ...

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29 Dec

DIGITAL CITIZENS TALK BACK

On December 17, Digital Citizens co-hosted a Twitter chat with 5 Minutes for Mom. During the chat, we revealed the results of our Digital Families survey and discussed a number of online safety ...

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19 Dec

SORRY, GOOGLE THIS ISN’T ABOUT SOPA, IT'S ABOUT YOU

This week came news – via the leak of Sony documents - that State Attorneys General have opened up an investigation against Google. And that the movie industry has provided them with evidence ...

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14 Dec

THE RESULTS ARE IN

We’re wrapping up our family online safety survey and the results we’re finding are helping us better understand what concerns you most as part of the Digital Citizens community. Here are ...

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05 Dec

DIGITAL FAMILIES: SUPERVISING VS. SPYING

To spy or not to spy, that is the question. If you have a child with an online presence—whether it’s on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or any number of up-and-coming social media sites like ...

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03 Dec

ONE OF THE BIGGEST, BADDEST CONTENT THEFT SITES GOES LEGIT?

The website filestube.com was one of the largest “linking sites” included in our "Good Money Gone Bad” report this past February. According to the research by MediaLink, the 283 ...

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02 Dec

DIGITAL FAMILIES GUEST POST: TEENS AND SOCIAL MEDIA – WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW

Our Digital Families project is focused on how to teach everyone, but especially children, how to use social media correctly and responsibly. That includes taking appropriate defensive measures to ...

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24 Nov

DIGITAL CITIZENS’ 10 THINGS WE’RE THANKFUL FOR

Thanksgiving is upon us, so the Digital Citizens Alliance is highlighting the top 10 things we’re thankful for when it comes to a free, safe and open Internet. Sites that let us share our ...

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24 Nov

Digital Citizens’ 10 Things We’re Thankful For

Thanksgiving is upon us, so the Digital Citizens Alliance is highlighting the top 10 things we’re thankful for when it comes to a free, safe and open Internet. Sites that let us share our ...

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21 Nov

Online Safety Survey Reveals Digital Citizens’ Biggest Concerns

We’re still poring over the results of our family online safety survey (which you can still take, by the way!)—but we wanted to highlight some of the most interesting findings ...

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14 Nov

What the FBI and Others are Doing about (and with) Malware

As cyber security threats are becoming more common, the U.S. government and other entities are ramping up their efforts to address issues like malware, which is on the rise nationally. FBI Tackles ...

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07 Nov

A Milestone Moment - A Win Against Criminal Operators Online

November 6 was a milestone day in the fight against online crime. Make no mistake the shut down of six popular online drug bizarres - all sellers of illegal drugs - is a breakthrough moment for law ...

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07 Nov

Digital Families: Using Public Wi-Fi Safely

Free Wi-Fi Here. We’ve all seen the signs—in restaurants, hotels, airports, coffee shops, and other public places—and we’re coming to depend on having access to Wi-Fi just ...

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28 Oct

Ad Industry Leaders Take Stand on Online Crime During Digital Citizens Awards

The Digital Citizens Alliance is pleased to announce the two winners of our very first Digital Citizens of the Year awards. Two of the leading voices against online crime from the world of ...

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