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Your child has less privacy online than kids in the US, UK & Ireland

Aussie kids are sitting ducks for targeted online ads and privacy pirates, and will remain so until we enact protective legislation.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | privacy | data mining | iphone
The iPhone apps that stalk us

We use our phone apps for everything nowadays. And they, in turn, are using us. But a new feature offers greater transparency into how it happens - and how to protect ourselves and our data. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | privacy | tiktok | location tracker | data mining | tracker blocking
Three top ways to protect their privacy on TikTok - or anywhere

The debate about TikTok is a reminder to be vigilant about the data we share with any app.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | privacy | data mining | doxxing
Doxxing: What it is, and how to prevent it

Fanatical Taylor Swift fans vowed to get their revenge on a music critic whose review of her new album was insufficiently ecstatic. They posted the writer’s address and phone number on Twitter - resulting in an avalanche of online abuse ...

 
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Should you trust Facebook to protect your kids?

Facebook could not have chosen a better moment to launch its Messenger Kids app in 70 new countries - Australia included. Here's everything parents need to know.

 
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Protect your child's PII

The proliferation of e-learning and educational technology is a welcome development for homebound families, but it also poses increased privacy risks for our kids - especially around data collection.

 
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Zoom is blasting off: But how safe is it for my child?

If you think self-isolation is hard right now - and heaven knows it is - just imagine where we’d be without video-calling. Services like Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts and a host of others are making it possible for us to connect ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | online safety | cyberbullying | privacy | Houseparty | pornbombing | data mining
"Houseparty" is off the hook right now: What parents need to know

Teen-targeted video-chatting app Houseparty has exploded over the past two weeks, as housebound kids turn to their screens to connect with friends. But privacy concerns abound, amid increasing reports of data breaches, geo-location risks ...

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