Tag Archives: safety

Parents, Whack-a-mole, and Cyberthreats

Stop. Think. Connect.  Enough Is Enough Joins Homeland Security Campaign Urging Families, Educators, and Companies to be More Vigilant Online WASHINGTON, DC— Enough Is Enough (EIE) joins the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Security Awareness Campaign for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). “Stop.Think.Connect.” is a national public awareness …

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Donna’s Press Statement: Weiner’s Woes Worsen

STATEMENT OF INTERNET SAFETY ADVOCATE DONNA RICE HUGHES ON ANTHONY WEINER SEXTING REPORT   Washington, D.C–” Reports indicate Anthony Weiner has been knowingly sexting with a minor, a fifteen-year-old high school girl. While sexting may unfortunately be the new normal for youth and adults alike, adults sexting with minor children is a crime.  Mr. Weiner’s compulsive sexting …

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Hillary Clinton Promises to Protect Children From Sexual Exploitation Online

HILLARY CLINTON PROMISES TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL EXPLOITATION ONLINE   Supports Goals of The Children’s Internet Safety Presidential Pledge For Immediate Release September 7, 2016 Washington, D.C.–Donna Rice Hughes, CEO/President of Enough Is Enough™  (EIE),whose mission  is making the Internet safer for children and families,  is very encouraged with the response to   The Children’s Internet …

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Labor of Love…Safety Never Sleeps

Dear Friends, Traditionally, Labor Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of American workers. We have a lot to be proud of and a lot to celebrate! Nowadays, hard-working Americans enjoy Labor Day as a day to take a break from their hard work and celebrate the unofficial end of summertime. Even though many …

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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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Summer Cyber Safety Made Simple

Because kids are not in school during the summer, they have more time to use the computer.  Consequently, you need to make sure your kids’ summertime cyber experiences are positive. To help you, we’ve created a simple acronym as a guidepost for steps you can take and tactics you can implement to protect your children …

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Facebook, Foursquare and Geolocation, OH MY!

Reports out today suggest that Facebook may have partnered with Localeze, a local search provider that provides Twitter’s “places” directory, to debut a new geolocation “check-in” feature in the next couple of weeks. Geolocation (in brief): Geolocation provides the real-world geographic location of an object (like a cell phone or other Internet-connected device).  So a program …

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Pornography and Gaming: The New “Twofer”

Everyone loves a good deal.  Just last week, I was trying to do a better job of sticking to my grocery list while in Whole Foods when I passed one of the store’s lovely sample stations—this one offered chips and dip.  The dip was good, but I wasn’t planning on adding it to my cart …

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Not Just Fun and Games

When I was growing up in an urban setting in St. Louis, I spent my afternoons exploring the alleys behind our home and crossing vast concrete expanses on my “horse”—a banana-seat Schwinn.  On the weekends, my dad would take me to Forest Park and, in the summertime, I was privileged to spend time fishing, biking …

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Alicia’s Story

Last week we launched our national Internet Safety 101SM Program. The press event (which you can watch in full on Ustream) featured footage from the DVD teaching series and compelling testimony from some of those included throughout our program. Today, I am posting an excerpt from Alicia Kozakiewicz, a survivor of a sexual predator. At …

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