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App brings cyber bullying to a whole new level

App brings cyber bullying to a whole new level | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
At least one Mid-South school district is having problems with a new app that brings cyber bullying to a whole new level.
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Australian victims in massive US child porn ring

Australian victims in massive US child porn ring | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
A massive international online child pornography ring, with links to victims in Australia and New Zealand, has been dismantled in the US.
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NSW woman wins landmark Twitter defamation case: Court awards $105,000

NSW woman wins landmark Twitter defamation case: Court awards $105,000 | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
A former school student has been ordered to pay $105,000 for defaming a teacher on Twitter and Facebook.
District Court judge Michael Elkaim ruled former Orange High School student Andrew Farley should pay compensatory and aggravated damages for making false allegations about music teacher Christine Mickle.
The unreported judgment handed down in November last year was covered by Fairfax, which reports the ruling is the first Twitter defamation action to proceed to trial in Australia.
Judge Elkaim said the comments had had a “devastating effect” on the teacher, who immediately took sick leave and only returned to work on a limited basis late last year.
“When defamatory publications are made on social media it is common knowledge that they spread,” Judge Elkaim said.
“They are spread easily by the simple manipulation of mobile phones and computers. Their evil lies in the grapevine effect that stems from the use of this type of communication.
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Why Facebook Just Paid $19 Billion for a Messaging App | Wired Business | Wired.com

Why Facebook Just Paid $19 Billion for a Messaging App | Wired Business | Wired.com | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
Facebook is buying WhatsApp, agreeing to pay $19 billion in cash and stock for the popular smartphone messaging service.
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Digital abuse is the new frontier of domestic violence

Digital abuse is the new frontier of domestic violence | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
While online trolling and cyberbullying get a lot of attention technology-assisted stalking and controlling by a partner or ex-partner is quietly on the rise.
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Can guidelines make children safer from cyberbullying?

Can guidelines make children safer from cyberbullying? | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
With one in three children experiencing some form of cyberbullying, the Federal Government is proposing changes to help make children safer online, including an e-safety commissioner, but critics say another layer of bureaucracy isn't the answer.
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This Chart Show How to Completely Erase Your Identity From the Internet

This Chart Show How to Completely Erase Your Identity From the Internet | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
Deleting your Facebook account is just the beginning (RT @TIME: Here's how to completely erase your online identity
http://t.co/hZnTl5xJuh)
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More children searching the web unsupervised

More children searching the web unsupervised | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
A new survey finds Australian children are surfing the web and streaming online content without adult supervision.
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Cybersmart Chatterbox for Parents on Vimeo

Cybersmart Chatterbox for Parents on Vimeo | Cybersafety | Scoop.it
Cybersmart Chatterbox for Parents is a conversational how-to-guide exploring the digital lives our kids lead – when to worry and when to celebrate the benefits the…
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