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Facebook's Graph Search bars adults snooping for minors

In an effort to quell privacy fears, the social network discusses rules on how its search tool displays results for users under the age of 18.

By Feb. 14, 2013


iPad: Yankees say no, minors team says yes

Although the New York Yankees won't be allowing fans to bring their iPads to ballgames this year, one minor league team has decided to allow them at its ballpark.

By May. 28, 2010


Net threat to minors less than feared

A much anticipated report concludes that children and teens are less vulnerable to sexual predation than many have feared.

By Jan. 13, 2009


A good idea, to a point: Fines for selling M-rated games to minors

Jack Thompson is back in the news with his contention that video game retailers should be fined if they sell M-rated games to minors. Believe it or not, Don Reisinger agrees.

By Feb. 25, 2009


California gives teens an 'eraser button' to hide online skeletons

Sites and apps targeting minors will have to delete content on request, but the new law has limitations.

By Sep. 23, 2013


Facebook deletes controversial privacy policy language

The social network amends its privacy policy by taking out a line related to teen users and advertising.

By Nov. 15, 2013


Plaintiffs tussle with Facebook over proposed settlement of ad-related lawsuit

Social network's detractors say proposed class-action settlement over ad feature that displays images of users doesn't go far enough. Facebook argues otherwise; says if plaintiffs don't like it, they can opt out of deal.

By Jun. 28, 2013


Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.

By Mar. 18, 2014