Categories: Education, Featured Posts, General News, Guest Blog, News and Events, Other

Internet Safety Month: Toolkit From NCMEC

Every June we celebrate Internet Safety Month. Our friends at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have shared the following toolkit with information and resources you need to protect kids online.   Into the Cloud Celebrate Internet Safety Month with seasons 1 & 2 of Into the Cloud, NCMEC’s flagship online safety program …

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Categories: General News, Guest Blog, Other, Our Perspective

Why Kids Run Away + How We Can Help

The blog below, written by Darkness to Light’s Brand Manager Anna Warner, was originally published on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The original listing can be found here. All children need–and deserve–safety, security, and a sense of belonging. Running away may indicate that kids are not getting those needs met at …

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Categories: General News, Home

Protecting Children During a Crisis Resources

Protecting Children may look different, but it’s still possible. We’ve joined forces with our partners at the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children, the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, the JED Foundation, the Monique Burr Foundation for Children (MBF), and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to provide resources for …

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Categories: News and Events, Other

Microsoft child pornography tip leads to arrest

Excerpt from PC & Tech Authority article. A Pennsylvania man has been charged with possessing and distributing images of child sexual abuse, following a tip-off from Microsoft. The suspect, named as 20-year-old Tyler James Hoffman, is alleged to have uploaded the offending photos to the company’s OneDrive cloud storage service via his Microsoft Live email …

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Categories: Misc, News and Events, Other

Sex Trafficking – 21st Century Slavery

Yesterday Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Cornyn (R-TX) re-introduced the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act, a bill which seeks to put an end to what they describe as “modern-day slavery” and one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. It was standing-room only at a briefing that the Senators …

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