The headline of the press pitch read "McAfee to release shocking findings of teen's online behavior," but the actual data from the study, "Secret Life of Teens," are far from shocking: McAfee's study is actually a reassuring portrait of how most young people are exercising reasonable caution in their use of technology, writes technology blogger Larry Magid for CNET. The study, conducted by Harris Interactive, reported that "almost half of youth (46 percent) admit to having given out their personal information to someone they didn't know over the internet," but when they break it down, the survey reveals that "when...
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