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Vicki Davis

How to handle a cyberstalker - CNN.com - 11 views

  • At Northwestern University, "Lauren Cohn" racked up 143 friends -- none of whom knew who she was. While we're not certain the school was involved in the fabrication, that's beside the point -- 143 people just let this chick into their social circles.
  • Still, take a gander at novelty apps like "Open Book," which allows you to search others' unprotected status updates for potentially incriminating info (I looked, and no, I would rather not know about the hot oral sex you had this a.m.),
  • cyberstalking thusly: "A course of conduct (more than one incident) that uses technology to track, intimidate, harass, threaten or scare victims." That could mean harassing you online or even using the internet to gather info that can be used for physical stalking.
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    Great article about the different levels of cyberstalking and privacy concerns.
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    These people are putting themselves in danger without even knowing it. These things eventually lead to cyberbullying.
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    People should think wat they put before the go to far with it.
Julie Lindsay

BBC News - Is YouTube's three-strike rule fair to users? - 0 views

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    Click Online explore freedom and responsibility through the practice of posting videos online.
Steve Madsen

New bullying laws Australia - 0 views

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    "Young victims of cyber bullying and tormenting classmates will be given legal protection under new anti-harassment laws to be introduced by the federal government.

    The changes will mean victims under the age of 16 will be able to use sexual harassment laws to pursue their tormentors.

    ''These are sensible changes but they reflect the fact that young people are, unfortunately, the victims of sexual harassment,'' Minister for Women Tanya Plibersek said."
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    The anonymity of [the internet] gives people a licence to behave very, very badly but the effect of it on the victim is very, very public
Steve Madsen

Top three reasons we choose illegal downloads | News.com.au - 1 views

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    "WHY do people turn to the web to get TV shows, movies and music without paying for them when they know they should?

    We asked more than 7000 illegal downloaders to tell us just that. Here's the breakdown of their answers."
Steve Madsen

New Jersey Principal Asks Parents To Ban Facebook, Social Networking, Text Messaging - ... - 0 views

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    Anthony Orsini, the principal at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood, sent out an e-mail Wednesday morning asking parents to help him get all of his students off social networks and keep careful track of their text messages.
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    An interesting article about the use or not the use of technologies within schools. do you have an opinion?
Steve Madsen

Texting May Be Taking a Toll on Teenagers - NYTimes.com - 1 views

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    "American teenagers sent and received an average of 2,272 text messages per month in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the Nielsen Company - almost 80 messages a day, more than double the average of a year earlier.

    The phenomenon is beginning to worry physicians and psychologists, who say it is leading to anxiety, distraction in school, falling grades, repetitive stress injury and sleep deprivation. "
Andreas Christodoulou

http://www.simplek12.com/internetsafety - 0 views

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    Internet safety links
Vicki Davis

Facebook Causes Barrow Teacher's Firing 111009 | myfoxatlanta.com - 6 views

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    To me, this example is over the line but anything that takes away from your ability to teach is considered a problem and reason to fire you. I think this is no acceptable when the teacher had everything marked as private and did not allow parents nor admins on her facebook page - again, facebook is not secure.
Julie Lindsay

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education - 1 views

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    Publications -- Center for Social Media at American University
Vicki Davis

Net Neutrality FAQ: What's in it for You - PC World - 1 views

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    Net neutrality is an important issue being addressed by the US government right now to prevent companies from sort of creating their own version of the Internet. These rules are supposed to keep things "open." I'm also sending these to my digiteen students (you can follow digiteen at http://www.twitter.com/digiteen) and Flat Classroom students (http://www.twitter.com/flatclassroom) for work on their project.
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    Net neutrality deserves a mention in the Digiteen project and is an important topic being debated here in the US.
Erin B

E-Commerce News: E-Commerce - 0 views

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    This seems like a new way advertisers may be using ecommerce to their advantage.
    "Smartphones Get More AdSense
    October 05, 2009
    Google has developed a new JavaScript snippet for AdSense aimed at high-end mobile phones, giving advertisers yet another option for using its mobile platform. The new feature allows publishers to run larger-scale text and image ads on smartphones. As more people use these devices, more advertisers want to be able to target them, noted a Google engineer in a blog post on the rollout."
Erin B

Rent Movies Online - Free Shipping, No Late Fees - Review Price Plans, FAQs - 0 views

  • How does Netflix work?

    Rent what you want
    Simply point and click to add movies & TV episodes to your list. Get DVDs by mail plus instantly watch movies (some new releases) & TV episodes (including current season) online on your PC or Mac or streamed instantly from Netflix over the Internet right to your TV via a Netflix ready device.

  • $8.99 a month
    1 DVD out at-a-time
    (Exchange each DVD as often as you want)
    plus
    Instantly watch online on your PC or Mac or right on your TV via an Internet connected Netflix ready device. Instantly watch as often as you want, anytime you want.
    $13.99 a month
    2 DVDs out at-a-time
    (Exchange each DVD as often as you want)
    plus
    Instantly watch online on your PC or Mac or right on your TV via an Internet connected Netflix ready device. Instantly watch as often as you want, anytime you want.
    $16.99 a month
    3 DVDs out at-a-time
    (Exchange each DVD as often as you want)
    plus
    Instantly watch online on your PC or Mac or right on your TV via an Internet connected Netflix ready device. Instantly watch as often as you want, anytime you want.
    Limited Plan
    $4.99 a month
    1 DVD out at-a-time
    (Limit 2 per month)
    plus
    Instantly watch up to 2 hours of movies & TV episodes online on your PC or Mac.
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    Netflix is another good example of internet commerce.

    "How does Netflix work?

    Rent what you want
    Simply point and click to add movies & TV episodes to your list. Get DVDs by mail plus instantly watch movies (some new releases) & TV episodes (including current season) online on your PC or Mac or streamed instantly from Netflix over the Internet right to your TV via a Netflix ready device. "
Erin B

Commerce on the Internet - Personalization - 0 views

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    What companies may think of when the begin to customize their pages for shoppers.

    "Benefits of Personalization

    * Form lasting and loyal relationships with customers by profiling individualized content, information, offerings and services. As it has been stated many times before, it is more profitable and easier to sell to existing customers.

    * Learn more about customers--learn and understand the why and how they prefer to do business with your organization. This type of customer information is key to success in business today and into the future.

    * Web personalization coupled with tracking provides you with a powerful tool to monitor the performance of your Web site--what works, what doesn't. Personalization can help your find out what makes your audience "click."
Erin B

Electronic commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

  • Electronic Commerce, commonly known as (electronic marketing) e-commerce or eCommerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.
  • Electronic commerce that is conducted between businesses is referred to as business-to-business or B2B.
  • Electronic commerce that is conducted between businesses and consumers, on the other hand, is referred to as business-to-consumer or B2C. This is the type of electronic commerce conducted by companies such as Amazon.com.
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    a definition of e-commerce
Erin B

digiteen2008 - Digital Commerce - 0 views

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    This is last year's project page. We might be able to get some ideas from this for our project this year if you are in Group 9A. It has a couple of videos and other information that might be useful.
Steve Madsen

Is your boss your friend or foe? - Technology - smh.com.au - 0 views

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    Maria's nightmare began after a long weekend when she logged on to check her emails only to find: "The boss added you as a friend on Facebook" staring at her through her inbox screen.
Steve Madsen

How much information is too much in cyberspace? - web - Technology - smh.com.au - 0 views

  • Twitter, Facebook and other similar online services are making it easier than ever for people to share their thoughts with others. But the obsession many people have for posting updates also raises the question: When does sharing about one's personal life cross the line and become too much information?
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    Twitter, Facebook and other similar online services are making it easier than ever for people to share their thoughts with others. But the obsession many people have for posting updates also raises the question: When does sharing about one's personal life cross the line and become too much information?
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    When does sharing about one's personal life cross the line and become too much information?
Ahmed Kiyoshi El Maghraby

Case of stolen online identity - Technology - smh.com.au - 1 views

  • is daughter was among those who received the fake appeal and alerted him. The Balmain resident tried to log in to his Facebook account to see what was happening but couldn't.
  • "It said my email wasn't registered," he says.
  • Identity theft and scams on social networking sites, though, are not uncommon occurrences.
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  • "ID theft has existed in both the online and physical world for some time."
  • Some users have their identity compromised via phishing sites that fool them
  • he threats to users on social networking sites
  • Other users click an email or website link that leads them to a web page that installs malicious software
  • criminals become "friends" and check a user's profile in the hope of guessing a password.
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