Oscars 2022: Jokes, Jabs, and Other Lessons

The 2022 Oscars will forever be remembered as the night that Will Smith slapped Chris Rock, and Smith was allowed to remain at the event, receive an award, deliver his acceptance speech, and attend after-parties. I’m sometimes baffled about the topics people expect me to weigh in on, especially when they don’t involve cyberbullying, cyberstalking, … Continue reading Oscars 2022: Jokes, Jabs, and Other Lessons

Internet Safety for Kids

Thank you to Consumer Notice for reaching out to share the valuable information in Internet Safety for Kids. The following post is a compilation of excerpts from their comprehensive guide. Threats to children’s internet safety include invasions of privacy, cyberbullying, sexting and harassment. Options to protect your children include parental controls, apps and tracking software. … Continue reading Internet Safety for Kids

V.S. Resident Helps Shape Cyberbullying Law

By Juan Lasso, LI Herald State legislation to fight cyberbullying, signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul last month, had a leading advocate from Valley Stream. Lisa-Michelle Kucharz, 51, a communications professor at Long Island University in Riverhead, took up the cause in the hope of sparing others from the traumatic ordeal that she faced as a … Continue reading V.S. Resident Helps Shape Cyberbullying Law

Legislation Signed By Governor!

On October 20, 2021, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation focusing on online safety, including S623/A2206 to create a task force to explore cyberbullying and S2956A/A324 to include the production or dissemination of intimate images in the definition of coercion. After four years of cyberbullying prevention advocacy, while working with elected officials and … Continue reading Legislation Signed By Governor!