It’s All Legalese

A podcast about living and learning in the age of screentime. Welcome to Episode #5. It’s all legalese.

Moments from our lives:

Kristen and Ian admit that they don’t read terms of use — but maybe they should.

What we’re reading:

Challenges in giving consent online

How Silicon Valley Puts the “Con” in Consent – NY Times

Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Big questions: Do we read terms of use?  Do we care? Ian and Kristen discuss the legally binding backbone of the Internet – terms of use/service -and what it means for kids, teachers, and users of digital tools.

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Ian O'Byrne

Dr. W. Ian O’Byrne is a educator, researcher, & speaker. His work centers on teaching, learning, and technology. He investigates the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online & hybrid spaces.

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