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NetFamilyNews is based on the premise that informed, engaged parenting is essential to kids’ constructive use of technology. With the advent of Web 2.0, or the social Web, that has never been more true. We all have arrived at the everywhere, all-the-time, multimedia, multidevice, downloadable and uploadable, user-driven Internet. On this Internet, the best protections our highly mobile Net users have is the filtering software in their heads and their informed, engaged parents.

NetFamilyNews covers…

Online safety and privacy news and tools
New technologies and Web resources for kids
Research about kids’ use of digital media and the Net
Legislation affecting children’s online experience
School and library Net-use policy
How Web-literate kids, parents, and teachers are using the Internet.