Information for Parents


Children and teenagers get a lot of benefit from being online, but they can also be targets of crime and exploitation in this as in

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What are the Risks?

There are a few risks for children who use online services. Teenagers are particularly at risk because they often use the computer unsupervised and because

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Reducing the Risk

Most online services and Internet providers allow parents to limit their children’s access to certain services and features such as adult oriented “chat” and bulletin

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Guidelines for Parents

By taking responsibility for your children’s online computer use, parents can greatly minimize any potential risks of being online. Make it a family rule to:

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Today it is important to remember that cell phones are not much different than computers. Not only can the cell phone be used to speak

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Net Cetera

Covers what parents need to know, where to go for more information, and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online.

Family Guide to Parental Controls