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Nancy Binay wants cyberethics included in curriculum

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Alarmed by the “aggravating effects” of cyberbullying, neophyte Senator Nancy Binay has recommended the integration of “cyberethics” into the basic education curriculum.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

11 arrested over online child porn

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Authorities said Wednesday they had detained 11 people in raids on two fake call center businesses that sold child pornography online to global clients.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The Esturya for Kids app on iTunes store

BROTHERS Robin (left) and Jay Abello, the inventors of Esturya for Kids app (below). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The first English-Ilonggo storybook application to teach a child Ilonggo, the language of Occidental Negrenses, was released worldwide on the iTunes app store on December 19.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Tablets a hit with kids; health experts worried

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Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google blocks child porn from 100,000 searches

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Google boss Eric Schmidt said Monday that the tech giant had developed new technology that makes it harder to find child sexual abuse images on the web.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Virtual’ 10-year-old Filipina snares 1,000 webcam sex tourists

Hans Guyt, project director of Terre des Hommes, answers questions of reporters in front of a wall plastered with pictures of men suspected of soliciting a fake underage girl in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday Nov. 4, 2013. The Dutch children’s rights organization is warning of an epidemic of children being paid to perform sexual acts via webcams and urging police around the world to crack down on the sinister practice. The organization set up a room in an anonymous industrial neighborhood of Amsterdam and created Sweetie, a strikingly realistic computer-generated animation intended to look like a 10-year-old Filipino girl. The effect of the 10-week investigation was shocking, said Guyt. “We were swamped by men looking for contact, looking for sexual activities with us,” he said. AP

A Dutch rights group said Monday it had identified over 1,000 pedophiles around the world by offering online sex with a computer-generated 10-year-old Filipina girl called Sweetie.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New iPhone app in US targets child predators

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The US Department of Homeland Security enlisted smartphone users in its fight against child pornography Thursday with an iPhone app intended to make it easier to report suspected child predators.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Binay files bill vs ‘electronic violence’ on women, children

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Senator Maria Lourdes “Nancy” Binay has filed a bill that would regulate the “exploitative and irresponsible” use of social media by the victim’s relatives, former spouse or partner or an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Children in poor countries ‘sexually abused live on web’

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The sexual abuse of children in developing countries is increasingly being live-streamed on Internet services such as Skype, Britain’s online child protection agency warned on Tuesday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Most parents monitor kids on Facebook—study

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Some two-thirds of American parents monitor their children’s Facebook activities, but a large percentage say they trust their youngsters to manage on their own, a study showed Thursday.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Risky behavior starts young on web—survey

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Australian children are accessing social media websites at an increasingly younger age, a new survey suggests, with one in five “tweens” admitting they have chatted to someone online they do not know.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Parenting 101’ for parents who let children drink

The parents of the 11 children who were shown in a YouTube video drinking liquor last Christmas have been required to attend seminars on effective parenting by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

The parents of the 11 children who were shown in a YouTube video drinking liquor last Christmas will have to attend seminars on effective parenting.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

CA affirms libel case vs teen blogger for ‘maligning’ another girl

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The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld a decision by a Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) to proceed with a libel case and the issuance of arrest warrants against a minor and five other persons for alleged defamatory posts on a social networking site.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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