Facebook’s deal to track your offline activity and how to stop it

Facebook's deal to track your offline activity and how to stop it
Now that Facebook is a publicly traded company, it was inevitable that they would soon be partnering with entities that would provide more profit and value to the stock of the organization. The latest news from Financial Times states that Facebook is working with Datalogix, a data company known for their detailed collection of household ...

OpenDNS: the Holy Grail for home Internet safety 1

OpenDNS: the Holy Grail for home Internet safety
Say you’ve put the parental controls on the home computer and you keep your kid from using your smart phone but have you forgotten about the Wii, the PS3 and the iPod touch? How do you keep your kids from accessing pornography, drugs and the like? The answer is to start at where your Internet ...

Blocking objectionable content in YouTube 28

Recently my friend’s six year-old son discovered YouTube and she also quickly discovered the potential for her child to come upon some content that was inappropriate. I responded telling her about YouTube’s Safety Mode. It a quick way to block out mature content within YouTube without much effort. I’ve listed the directions with screen shots ...

The story behind Digital Security Mom 2

I’m the mom your older kid loves to hate and probably doesn’t want you to know what I know. I’ve been making my child’s online experience safe while still giving him some freedom. Monitoring his online presence for years, I’ve made sure he doesn’t go to the explicit Web sites, monitor his email and restrict ...