Internet Safety: Is it Really That Bad? Posted on April 15, 2008December 27, 2010 by Tony P. Thompson This blog post by David Pogue of the NYT suggests things may not be as bad as the media would have us think. How Dangerous Is the Internet for Children? By David Pogue Published: February 28, 2008 Some fears are overplayed, others are underplayed, and above all, the Internet plays a huge part in adolescence today. Link to blog post.