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Author Archives: Frederick Lane

Planning a Family Acceptable Use Policy

What Is a Family Acceptable Use Policy? A Family Acceptable Use Policy (FAUP) is a document designed to help you and your children understand the benefits and risks of using the Internet and electronic devices, and to establish household rules regarding their use. It is a document that can be used to organize and clarify…

Recommended Twitter Feed: @LustOnTrial

From 1873 to his death in 1915, Anthony Comstock was one of the most powerful cultural arbiters in the United States. As Special Agent for the United States Postal Services and Secretary of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, Comstock was charged with enforcing anti-obscenity and anti-indency laws for which he lobbied…

Great Article about Beacon Press in the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe published a glowing article about Beacon Press, which is celebrating its 161st anniversary this year. The press, under the leadership of director Helene Atwan, recently moved from its historic offices behind the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill to a former factory at 24 Farnsworth Street near the city’s Fan Pier. I…

5 Parenting Tips For Playing The Digital Heavy [X-Post]

[This blog post originally appeared on Good Digital Parenting.] It comes as a shock to most new parents, flushed as they are with the excitement of new life, that parenting is not all sunshine and bunnies. Sleep deprivation is the first clue, but the real wake-up call occurs when the little angel does something that…

2010-05-05 LimeWire Made Me Do It

Last presented at the D.C. Federal Public Defenders office in Washington, D.C., on May 5, 2010. This 2-3 hour seminar is designed to aid public defenders, CJA panel attorneys, and criminal defense lawyers in understanding the operation of P2P networks and clients, and the techniques used by law enforcement to investigate the sharing and downloading…

2008-05-14 [Press Release] New Book by Frederick Lane — “The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right’s Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont author and expert witness Frederick Lane is pleased to announce the general availability of his fourth book, “The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right’s Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court” (Beacon 2008). “The Court and the Cross” is a detailed look at the efforts of the Religious…