Tag Archives: Kids Online

Is Parents Access To Their Child’s Facebook A Privacy Issue?

Is Parents Access To Their Child’s Facebook A Privacy Issue?

“THE nation’s attorneys-general will discuss whether laws should be introduced to allow parents access to their children’s Facebook accounts and social networking sites, allowing them to legally breach their privacy.” The Australian National Affairs Author Verity Edwards There is to be a discussion amongst the Australian Attorney Generals about the privacy laws in regards to… Continue Reading

South Australia’s Rather Odd Gaming Classification Proposal

South Australia’s Rather Odd Gaming Classification Proposal

South Australia to introduce R18+ for games “South Australian Attorney-General John Rau has taken the R18+ for games issue into his own hands today, declaring that his state will introduce the adult rating regardless of the decision made by other states and territories at the upcoming Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) meeting in July.” “This… Continue Reading

3 Most Important Tips For Parents To Prevent Cyber Bullying

3 Most Important Tips For Parents To Prevent Cyber Bullying

  1. Supervision You can not properly supervise your children on the Internet if they use computers behind closed doors, out of your eyesight and out of earshot, (ipods and smart phones are computers too!). Computers and kids must be placed in a central location in your residence for effective supervision. This is the number… Continue Reading

Where Are Kids Going Online?

Where Are Kids Going Online?

There were one or two comments made to me via twitter, about the stats I provided, on my last post on online safety and kids, particularly the one about “64 percent of all teens say they do things online they don’t want their parents to know about”. I’d like to talk about the concern I… Continue Reading

Why Don’t Parents Care About Cyber Safety?

Why Don’t Parents Care About Cyber Safety?

You cannot open a newspaper or read news online these days without seeing a story about a child being bullied online, stalked, or taken advantage of. Some of the stories are so heartbreaking I can’t bear to read them. The reasons why the bullying or stalking has progressed to a point where it has hit… Continue Reading