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campaign for a commercial-free childhood

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Marlboro Man in the school library?

The nonprofit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood slammed the National School Boards Association on Friday, alleging that it published a study on kids and social networking that was biased.

By November 16, 2007

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Donate to tattoo your Twitter handle on this guy

TechCrunch writer Drew Olanoff is auctioning off space on his body. He'll get a tattoo of your Twitter handle to help childhood cancer research.

By November 10, 2012

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'Choose Your Own Adventure' chooses new life as cartoon app

The people behind the "Choose Your Own Adventure" books launch a Kickstarter campaign to create an iOS cartoon app, but fans of the original series have some cool pledge options, too.

By August 14, 2013

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Kickstart a 3D-printed robotic hand

A Kickstarter campaign is raising funds to get an ultracheap 3D-printed robotic hand into production.

By April 5, 2013

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Microsoft wants you to take privacy seriously (by using IE 10)

The software behemoth's new campaign wants you to take care of your online privacy, preferably by using its products a bit more.

By April 22, 2013

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Dish declares the death of commercials -- in a commercial

The satellite TV provider rolls out its ad-skipping Hopper DVR nationally with a campaign that includes a grim message for TV commercials.

By February 11, 2013

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The baby seat with iPad attachment: Shameful or honest?

A petition is launched to have Fisher-Price's bouncy seat with built-in iPad attachment recalled. But why shouldn't we prepare our young for the future as early as possible?

By December 14, 2013

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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By February 13, 2014

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LeVar Burton, 'Reading Rainbow' find pot of gold online

The man who was Geordi La Forge is committed as ever to teaching kids to read, and now he's Kickstarting funds to take "Reading Rainbow" global.

By May 29, 2014

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When will kids' online safety be taken seriously?

Amy Tiemann of the CNET Blog Network wonders whether the online world can be both safe and commercial-free for kids.

By January 2, 2008