Internet Safety - July 08

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  • Internet Safety - July 08

    1. 1. Internet Safety
    2. 2. DANGERS of the Net <ul><ul><li>The Three P’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pop-Ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Porn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Predators </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Pop Ups <ul><li>Websites use Pop Up Ads to pay for their site </li></ul><ul><li>Often times free education sites are plagued with inappropriate and distracting Pop Up ads </li></ul><ul><li>Pop Up Blockers are available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.download. com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.softpedia.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.panicware.com/product_psfree.html </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Pornography <ul><li>Statistics say that 93% of children who use a computer have been exposed pornographic images or movie clips by age 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Vigilance is required when allowing students to use a computer in the classroom (as well as at home) - Education </li></ul><ul><li>Filters that block Pop-Ups can help eliminate some of the Porn that is out there </li></ul><ul><li>Child friendly Search Engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.askforkids.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kidsclick.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tekmom.com/search/ </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Predators <ul><li>Instant Messages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor Contacts and Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cell Phones – ‘Texting’ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Bullying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The New Playground </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WebCams </li></ul><ul><li>mySpace.com / Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Profiles and Predators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are some solutions??? </li></ul>A MySpace Profile Picture From a 14 Year Old Girl

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