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There are many components within technology - and two major ones that both governments and companies struggle with is online privacy and data. As a parent, it is important to me that the companies my kids interact with are following online privacy guidelines. This also applies to non-educational technology and data. Think about the last time your child used an app or you … [Read more...] about Online Privacy and Data: What Parents Need to Know
Angry Birds, one of the most popular game apps ever, lets you take out frustrations vicariously by flinging digital birds at pigs. But, it isn’t as innocent as may seem. In addition to wasting time, the app has been known to store personal info such as location to target specific ads at you. And it’s not alone. In fact, the FTC recently randomly reviewed 400 Android and iOS … [Read more...] about Your Child’s Privacy Has Flown the Coop
I long for the days of going to the bathroom by myself. It has been a while since I’ve been able to enjoy it in private. I never "enjoyed" going to the bathroom so even saying that sounds absurd. But I think I might actually enjoy it if I were left to go on my own. Even Cars 2 can’t keep the kids’ attention. Invariably someone figures out I’m … [Read more...] about Tales from the Bathroom: Longing for Privacy
My boyfriend and I just completed building a house and we're now decorating it. The following is a popular and frequent exchange, occurring several times a day: HIM: "How can you not like that?" ME: "Because it's ugly." Fade out. And through the intense process of producing a house, I've learned that my lover is more anal than I had originally … [Read more...] about Open Book Or Oversharer: What Are Your Personal Privacy Settings?