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Keeping Kids Safe

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Parenting in the Internet Age

Experts on youth and new media explain what parents need to understand about the Internet age, and what they need to teach their children.

The Predator Fear

Have we allowed our fears about our children's safety to run wild? Experts lay out the reality versus the myth about online predators, how much of the hysteria may be media-driven and why the child next door could be the real danger.

Interview: John Halligan

His son, Ryan, committed suicide after being bullied and taunted by classmates at school and online. Halligan discusses the tragedy, the events leading up to it, and what he discovered about his son's online life afterward.

Protecting Kids Online

A summary of state and federal efforts to shield kids from predators -- and from other kids.

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posted january 22, 2008

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