Rule 1 : Be Careful What You Say .“Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online .”(StopCyberBullying)“Over 80% of teens use a cellphone regularly ,making if mostcommon medium for cyber bullying.” (National CrimePrevention Council)0 Don’t use rude or bad language on the Internet.0 You never know who is watching you while on social networks.
Rule 2: Never Give Out Personal Information .0 Do not give your full name, address , or phone number to people you don’t really know.0 Tell your parents if someone is harassing or being over friendly with you on the internet.0 Never respond to a message or email from a person you don’t know personally.
Rule 3: Once Its Online It Won’t Go Away .0 Once you publish something on the Internet it will never go away.0 Even if you try to delete what you put , someone could always go back and retrieve it.0 What you put online today can affect what kind of job you have tomorrow.
Rule 4 : Never copy word forword what someone else has made.0 You wouldn’t want someone to steal what you took time to create so why do it to others ?0 Make sure when you typing a paper or something that you are not copying word for word what the author has put.0 Always when your writing a paper remember to put the information in your own words.
Rule 5 : Always Cite Where You Got Your Information From .0 Whenever you are looking for something always remember to cite where you got it from.0 Your teacher might want to go and look back and see where you got your information from.0 Your teacher might also want to see if you just copied and pasted or put it in your own words.
PAUSE !0 An example how to cite something0 Full title of work . Document date if known, Full http address and date of visit.0 Further Example0 Pikulsi, Jack. “The Role of Phonics in the Teaching of Reading.” Feb 5 ,1997,
Rule 6 : Beware Of Copyright Symbols.0 “A copyright is a legal right given to an author, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor.” (Dictionary.com)0 If there is a copyright symbol on some information or picture you can’t use it.
Rule 7 : If You Get Caught .0 You might have to pay a fine .0 You might get a lawsuit .0 You could go to jail .0 If Youre In School0 You could be expelled .0 You could have to write a essay .0 Internet restriction.0 You could have to take discipline classes.
Rule 8 : What Happens If APerson Copyrights Your Work ?0 You wouldn’t think it would be fair if someone copyrighted your work right .0 If this happens you should take a picture of the work the person did.0 Then you should be sure to e-mail the person to tell them to take it down.