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2009-08-10 08:18:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney's iParenting.com has awarded SMobile Systems its "2009 Outstanding Product" award for its Security Shield Parental Controls software, which is designed to protect children from the growing dangers of online predators, sexting (sending sexual texts or picture messages), cyber bullying, spyware and device loss and theft. "I can track my child through the GPS system, read emails and texts, look at call logs, and block certain numbers.," said an...

2009-07-29 08:15:00

ATLANTA, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, it seems, the news carries another cyber-horror story. Last week, five Internet predators in Pennsylvania were arrested for sexually propositioning undercover agents in a chat room, in several cases sending nude webcam videos of themselves to agents they believed were 13- and 14-year-old girls. On the same day, a truck driver in England pleaded guilty to seven counts of rape after admitting forming relationships with two girls on the Internet...

2009-07-09 09:47:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Safeware, a pioneer in the mobile Internet filter industry, is changing the way parents think about protecting their family. Today, the company announced iNet SafetyBubble, a parental control and web filtering solution for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. The application allows parents to customize which websites they want to block either by category or individual site and also monitor web activity with detailed reports. For years parents...

2009-07-08 08:15:00

ATLANTA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today released Safe Eyes Business, an end-point PC/Mac Internet filtering service that enables employers to curtail unproductive and potentially litigious online behavior by blocking user access to select Web content. The service covers both office and mobile users with virtually no customer overhead. Individual or group settings are defined through a central Web portal that eliminates the need to configure computers individually. The...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Separate Browser Required to Prevent Exposure to Inappropriate Websites ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today called on parents concerned about exposing their children to objectionable content on the Apple iPhone to combine Apple's new parental controls with a child-friendly iPhone browser like Safe Eyes Mobile (www.safeeyes.com/iphone). Apple's new parental control settings allows parents to restrict movie, TV show, music, podcast and application access by user age, but...

2009-06-25 08:15:00

Blocks Underage Access to Online Gambling Sites ATLANTA, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today announced that it developed and is powering the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation's (NSGC) new BetStopper software, a free tool being offered to Nova Scotia families to help combat online youth gambling. The program - the world's first online gambling blocking software - utilizes InternetSafety.com's award-winning web filtering technology to prevent users from accessing online gambling...

2009-06-24 14:56:00

John Walsh and Teens Discuss Survey Results, Trends and Parental Strategy for Internet Safety at Fourth Annual Summit WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, teens from across the country gathered at the Cox National Teen Summit on Internet and Wireless Safety to discuss key topics including cyberbullying, sexting and other current safety issues. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/CL37724 ) America's Most Wanted host and children's advocate John Walsh led the...

2009-06-16 05:00:00

Companies partner to become first to offer purchase of kid-appropriate phones and airtime with virtual currency SAN MATEO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartyCard(TM), the online games service for tweens that lets them earn their favorite rewards through one flexible virtual currency, today announced a strategic partnership with kajeet(TM), the cell phone service made for kids. Starting today, tweens can unlock and redeem SmartyCard points for kajeet's popular pay-as-you-go mobile phones...

2009-06-15 12:51:00

CT AG Featured in Child Internet Safety PSA During National Internet Safety Month BERLIN, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, Connecticut's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced that they have joined forces with Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal to keep children safe online. Comcast produced a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring Attorney General Blumenthal and McGruff the Crime Dog focused...

2009-06-09 10:00:00

With more kids staying at home this summer, parents may want to reconsider how they plan on monitoring their kids' online behavior. CUPERTINO, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents, do you know how safe your kids will be online this summer while you're away at work? You probably don't, according to a Trend Micro survey of families across the nation. Parents may have a misperception of their kids' online safety -- over 65 percent of parents surveyed believe their kids are safe while using...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.