Fred Lane

Privacy Expert

Frederick Lane is an author, attorney, educational consultant, expert witness, and lecturer who has appeared on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, the BBC, and MSNBC. He has written seven books, including most recently “Cybertraps for the Young” (NTI Upstream, 2011). All of his books are available on or through his website.

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The Top 5 (Free!!) Tools For Keeping Your Family Safe Online

Tools for keeping your children occupied, entertained, and safe during the long summer break.


5 Parenting Tips for Playing the Digital Heavy

Technology provides many great opportunities for young adults. But sometimes, mistakes are made and kids misbehave. Here are tips on how to handle those situations.


Teaching Digital Literacy to Wired Kids

Digital literacy is an essential skill for young adults when it comes to browsing the Web. Understanding the context, the authoritativeness of the work, and its credibility can help with educational, professional, and personal development.


Digital Citizenship: A Modern Parent’s Guide to Raising CyberEthical Kids

The profound technological changes of the last thirty years are not only re-shaping the world, they are presenting parents with new child-rearing challenges. Learn how to prepare your children to be effective digital citizens.


Managing the Phases of Your Child’s Digital Life

Children's attitudes towards electronic devices pass through discrete stages. This post will help you understand these phases and help your children navigate each one on their way to becoming independent adults.

Tapping into Your Home-Grown Tech Guru

When it comes to kids and technology, if you can't beat 'em, hire 'em! Instead of trying to fight your child's innate fascination with technology make them part of the solution.