Posts Tagged ‘internet safety’

NZ Schools block 2.2 billion attempts to access websites in 3 months

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Schools blocked an extraordinary 2.2 billion student attempts to access gaming and other banned websites in the last three months. Network for Learning (N4L), which provides fast broadband to schools, says the number of student attempts to access blocked sites more than doubled from 1 billion in the June quarter to 2.2 billion in the Read more

Big brother is here, his name is Facebook

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Big brother is here

In his book 1984, George Orwell detailed a dystopian world wherein a person or persona called “Big Brother” saw everything that people did and where the central government pushed its agenda through propaganda, spying, monitoring, and thought controls. That book was published in 1949. It is now 2017, and while we do not exactly have Read more

Parents – Act early on concerns about children’s online activity

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Parents should address concerns about their children’s online activity “early and without fear” – says an internet safety expert who was a speaker at NetSafe’s conference “Our community: Our challenge” which took place in Wellington this week. However, it is important for parents “not to overreact, to try to calm down a little bit, and Read more