Chris Lynch – Writer, Hypnotist, Technologist, Parent
There is no magic “safe internet” button. If you want parental control, that’s what it means – a parent, being in control.
In the first of our guest writer blogs, Technology expert Chris Lynch talks about the use and effectivness of parental controls.
There, I’ve said it.
You couldn’t move for the scare stories about the “Momo Challenge” online a month or so back, followed by the stories that it was all a scam, followed then by the stories that it was now real… inspired by the original scam.
I’m not writing about whether or not Momo is, or was, real. Momo, in and of itself, is not the problem.
The problem is that the potential for something like Momo to exist is there and that many people seem to think that the solution for this needs to be found in technology, legislation, or both. We need to make the Internet safe for kids, yeah?Read more