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WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS

For Immediate Release September 1, 2016 WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS  Studies Show Menacing Threats from Youth Sexting Washington, D.C.—Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough™ (EIE), the pioneering internet safety organization, advises parents to learn from the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal and become vigilant about the predatory and emotional dangers …

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Thank You McDonalds!

Dear Friends, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! Because of your faithful partnership and dedication in supporting our efforts to make the Internet safer for children and families, we have a major victory to share with you! McDonald’s is now filtering their public Wifi to block both child pornography and pornography in approximately 14,000 stores …

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MTV: An unlikely, but welcomed voice in the battle to protect youth online

Since it’s premier on the entertainment stage in 1981, MTV has become one of the most recognized networks by young adults in America. Unfortunately, today MTV is no longer known for Music Television, but rather as a home to reality shows geared towards teenagers and young adults. Shows including Jersey Shore, Teen Mom, Skins, The …

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Our Culture Today: Drowning in Porn

This month’s New York Magazine included several articles under the banner “Drowning in Porn”, examining, in part, the impact the web-porn “tsunami” is having on the pornography industry, adults and children. As the series explains, the Internet served as “a distribution chute liberating [pornography] from the trench-coat ghetto of brown paper wrappers and seedy adult …

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New study: Kids are learning computer skills before life skills

Internet security and Anti-virus group AVG recently released its latest piece of research as part of their Digital Diaries series, which examines the challenges of growing up in a digital age.  The research highlights how dramatically technology and the Internet have reshaped the childhood experience.   As AVG Blog author J.R. Smith writes: Before the early …

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Relationships 3.0?

Once a year for the past five years, my mom’s four sisters descend upon Washington D.C.  In between the laughing, eating and drinking, conversation has increasingly turned towards the impact of technology on our culture and, in particular, their kids.  This weekend, these moms shared a fear I hear constantly when on the road: they …

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