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What Are the Parameters of Responsible Internet Usage?

Many were disappointing that the last Asifa did not describe the parameters of responsible Internet usage. Should a responsible Internet usage standard be defined? If so, what elements should it include? 1) All Internet access should be filtered, preferably using whitelists, but minimally with filtered categories and blacklists 2) The use of Internet accountability software […]

It’s Not About the Internet; It’s About Us

by Jonathan Rosenblum First published in Mishpacha Magazine on March 7, 2012 Forget all analogies between internet today and TV of the 1950s and ’60s. The battle led by gedolim in those decades, when no one could fully have seen how far the tame family fare of that era would degenerate, can only be described […]

Darchei Noam’s Internet and Technology Initiative

6/25/09 Dear Readers: About five years ago, I formulated an Internet policy for Yeshiva Darchei Noam where I serve as Dean. It was designed to be “real” — something that parents would be able to respect and adhere to, rather than one that would be so restrictive that it would be ignored. Recently, our Rosh […]

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