• Cybertraps for Expecting Moms and Dads
  • Cybertraps for the Young
  • Cybertraps for Educators
  • Obscene Profits
  • The Decency Wars
  • American Privacy
  • The Court and The Cross
  • The Naked Employee
The Cybertraps Series

The Cybertraps Series

Whether you are a young adult, teacher, parent, or just curious about the impact of your digital footprint, read Cybertraps to stay in the know of how technology can do significant harm to you, now and in the far future. While the world focuses on privacy data and how this affects us as a society, nationally-recognized cybersecurity and legal expert Frederick S. Lane delves deeply into how technology impacts us all at the most personal and intimate levels.

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The Cybertraps Podcast

The Cybertraps Podcast

This twice-weekly podcast features a live current-events discussion and interview with experts from the fields of cybersafety, cybersecurity, education, technology, and more!

Hosted by Jethro Jones and Frederick Lane.

Live shows Mondays at noon eastern.

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Questions and Audience Feedback

Questions and Audience Feedback

Do you have questions about the use of digital devices and electronic communication tools in your classroom or your home? Are you concerned about cybersecurity, cybersafety, privacy, data mining, and the risks arising from the use and misuse of modern technology? We're here to help.

Ask a question or leave us some feedback about something you've heard on our podcast. At least once a month, we will discuss your comments and answer your questions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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The Radicalization of Our Children Cybertraps 008

In this episode, Jethro and Frederick discuss the history of radicalization, challenges, and give advice for what parents can do to help their children. Brief History 1978 Invention of Bulletin Boards 1979 Neo*Nazi Bulletin Board Set Up in West Virginia; attracted kids from area Quickly followed by numerous others In the mid*1990s, with the development…

Redefining Big Data Research with Dr. Eric Stephens Cybertraps 007

Dr. Eric Stephen’s dissertation research was all about how researchers fall into traps using datasets they don’t curate themselves. They adopt the assumptions of the database design and the methodology. Stephens discusses how social justice researchers employ the doctrine of double effect to justify unintentional exploitation of their subjects, and proposes a big data research…

Cybertraps Live – Sharenting – 004

Parents Oversharing Kids on Social Media – aka “sharenting” Celebrities … Hilaria Baldwin controversy – Instagram feed filled with photos of her infants and growing children Tamara Ecclestone Chrissie Teigan Elizabeth Hurley No clear roadmaps – “owning your story vs. paparazzi” People say they stalk instagram and Facebook to stay connected, but without actually connecting,…

Cybertraps Live Episode 002

Frederick Lane and Jethro Jones do a year-in-review. Watch live on Facebook each  week at noon eastern.  Our First “Year in Review” Show Pandemic: Reshaping Education on the Fly A Lost Generation — Remote vs. In-Person Instruction Access Surveillance Challenges for Educators Multiple Classrooms Increased Scrutiny Less Privacy Things That Worked and Those That Didn’t…