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STEVE WODA'S BLOG

… Technology, Digital Family Safety and Security, Entrepreneurship, and Fatherhood

 

uKnowKids Epilogue and Announcement

Ten years ago, in partnership with Tim Woda and a group of amazing investors, advisors, employees, and family, I set out to make the digital world a safer place for kids and their families by founding the digital family safety company, uKnow.com and its flagship product, uKnowKids. The first company I founded after graduating from Wharton in 2001, buySAFE, focused on making e-commerce safer for consumers and more profitable for merchants. If you have ever seen the Norton Safe

Stricter COPPA laws due in July to govern underage kids on Facebook, Tumblr

By July, Facebook, Google, Tumblr and others will likely be forced to remove photos, audio recordings or other personal identifiers of children — or else face stiff fines, thanks to updates to a 15-year-old law. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA approved by the FTC in December via www.foxnews.com READ MORE HERE>> #uKnowKids #Privacy #Kids #Privo #COPPA #FTC #Security #Safety

Digital Parenting: Engage

Digital parenting is one of the hardest parts about being a modern day parent; the possible dangers that come with digital interaction, especially when unmonitored, are well known thanks to news articles and TV specials. To help parents raise their children, companies have produced plenty of products meant to keep children safe, from filters to site blockers to parental intelligence systems. Parents often develop their own systems to keep children safe online; they may put a

 

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