Keeping Kids Safe From Predators (er, Marketers) Part One

July 13, 2009 Since researcher Sara M. Grimes opened up the conversation on data mining and privacy practices for us, Iโ€™d like to keep the focus on this important topic for a sec, because I DO believe … [Read more...]

Childrens’ Digital Privacy Advocates Show FTC Watchdogs Aren’t Woofin

June 18, 2009 Here we go again. I'm beginning to feel a bit like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day having deja vu that we've 'been there done that' all over again.ย  Oh, that's right. We HAVE. Over a … [Read more...]

The MySpace Mom Skates, While The Teen Hangs? No Justice There!

Not to get all soapbox-ey, but since we’ve been talking about digital ethics and online immersive behavior a lot lately, I’ve gotta toss this one out there… Yesterday’s … [Read more...]

Youth Data Mining 101: Privacy Breaches, Opt-Outs, ToolBar Add-Ons

"Holy data-sucking, Batman!" (no, not one of the boy wonder's bat quotes...but it should be...) In this SkypeJournal article called Batman, the Surveillance Society and Moral Design, the … [Read more...]