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‘Sextortion’ on the rise: Are your kids safe?

By now, most of us have heard stories about the increase in teen sexting—when cell phone and Internet users create and exchange provocative and nude sexual images of themselves using their cell phone or computer’s built-in digital camera. In a 2009 survey from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, one out of …

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Don’t Forget the Other Screen

The “mobile Internet” allows instant communication to an unlimited number of individuals and instant access to all of the powerful resources of the web.  Despite the many benefits of this mobile technology, kids have easy access to pornography and other harmful content; predators and cyberbullies can access kids 24 hours a day, seven days a …

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