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WebSafety NZ Limited
Google Safe Search for Kids: In case you haven't noticed, search-engine giant Google has made some changes...
Man posed as teen to lure young girls into sex
Christchurch District Court, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 1, 2010.
A 34-year-old Christchurch man has today admitted posing online as a 17-year-old high school student and meeting and having sex with girls as young as 13.
One in four gives fake net names
8 September 2010 Last updated at 16:33 GMT
More than a quarter of people online have lied about their name and more than one in five has done something online they regret, says a new report.
The behavioural and psychological impacts of online life are outlined in a report from the security firm Norton.
Facebook 'friend' steals TV contestant's identity
4:00 AM Thursday Aug 5, 2010
A person Amelia Gough trusted as a Facebook friend ended up stealing her photos and using them to create fake MySpace and Twitter pages in her name.
Google on privacy: change your name
August 17, 2010 - 3:05PM
Google's chief has put forth a novel solution for today's teenagers whose wild online antics threaten to follow them into their adult life: change your name.
TVNZ Internet Debate
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To hear other's opinions and to voice your own, go to the following forums:
Internet debate: Is it appropriate for governments to step in and regulate the Internet?
11:26AM Wednesday July 28, 2010
Internet debate: At what age should children be responsible for their online behaviour?
11:22AM Wednesday July 28, 2010
Internet debate: What role should parents play in ensuring their children are safe online?
11:16AM Wednesday July 28, 2010
Internet debate: Should the New Zealand Government beef up its cyber defence capabilities?
11:33AM Wednesday July 28, 2010
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