Things appear to be going in the opposite direction – towards greater blocking, monitoring and tracking in the name of child protection. While content filtering technology is well established in schools, its use in homes is also expanding. In 2012 a parliamentary inquiry was launched into online child protection, chaired by Tory MP Claire Perry. And a private member’s bill was put forward last year by the crossbench peer Baroness Howe of Idlicote which advocated banning access to online pornography except for adults who had opted to receive it. In 2013 David Cameron, then the prime minister, outlined a similar idea in a speech billed by Downing Street as “making the internet safer for children”. … [Read more...] about ‘Parents panic about sexting, but children will make their own online moral codes’
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FILE PHOTO: February 14, 2020; Pacific Palisades, California, USA; Tiger Woods hits from the fourteenth hole tee box during the second round of the The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo … [Read more...] about Woods’ game goes missing but sense of humor remains
With all the unsettling reports of smart home cameras being hacked and data being exposed, it’s essential to be smart when it comes to your smart home technology, especially when it comes to password management. Aside from two-factor authentication, it’s also important to regularly change your password and to have unique passwords across different platforms. … [Read more...] about Nest makes two-factor authentication mandatory for its smart home devices
No one has even asked me or mentioned to me about this film called Mr India 2. I can only guess that they using the title to get a big weekend. For they cannot use the characters/story without permission from the original creators of the film. https://t.co/Set5eDH63j … [Read more...] about Shekhar Kapur condemns Mr India 2 announcement: ‘Can only guess that they’re using the title to get a big weekend’
The report by trade body, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), revealed that Kashmir’s economy suffered a loss of INR 17,8780 million ($2.5 billion aprox.) in the face of severe restrictions imposed by the government. Sheikh Ashiq Ahmed, the President of the KCCI, said it is impossible for Kashmir to recover from the losses it incurred in last six months and it will take several years for Kashmir to get back on track. … [Read more...] about Investors Arrive in Kashmir, But Can They Realise Modi’s Dream to Make Region Economic Powerhouse?