I recently had the opportunity to interview Ryan Foley, the vice president of Covenant Eyes, a company that provides tools for internet accountability and filtering.
As Foley explained, despite the fact that many families are aware of how rampant pornography is, somehow they don’t think their family is going to be impacted — and certainly not their children. So, they don’t bother to take advantage of safety and filter mechanisms on the computers, TVs, cellphones and other outlets. To add insult to injury, they buy whatever their children want without giving the items much thought. Big mistakes, according to not only Covenant Eyes but a long list of experts.
Many of us have already begun our efforts to plow through the Christmas gift list in hopes of getting the shopping done early this year. And on those wish lists, many are certain to find one or more of the latest and greatest pieces of technology. For those considering giving cellphones or tablets, hopefully you’ll find a recent report by the American College of Pediatricians (ACP) helpful regarding what to avoid on that Christmas list. Continue Reading at OSV Newsweekly