“Lane has a gift: the ability to explain complex matters so non-lawyers can comprehend the important nuances. Cybertraps for the Young should be standard issue for parents of all ages.” —Mike Brunker, projects editor, msnbc.com
“Lane has kept apace with youths’ interest in the next new thing and is clearly attuned to how our imagined sense of privacy is an illusion, and even more so for our children.” —Sharon Lamb, chair and professor of mental health, University of Massachusetts
“Evolutions in technology have reshaped the landscape of parenting and educating in the 21st century. Parents must take affirmative steps to adequately provide children with support and monitoring necessary to support healthy, responsible use of these technologies.” —Michael Touchette, digital forensics examiner, Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
About the Author
Frederick Lane is an attorney, an expert witness, and a professional speaker on the legal and cultural implications of emerging technology. He is the author of six books, including The Decency Wars and The Naked Employee, and has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, ABC, BBC, CBS, CNN, NBC, and MSNBC. For the past 12 years he has worked as a computer forensics expert, serving on a wide variety of cases, including stalking, copyright infringement, embezzlement, intellectual property, sexting, obscenity, and child pornography. He is the former chairman of the Burlington School Board. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.