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Internet Safety

  1. 1. Internet Safety<br />Why Kids should be able to go on the internet at school.<br />
  2. 2. What is spam?<br />Spam is an online abuse of instant messaging, email etc. It is usually used through email as a message that is a stream of the same message all over the internet.<br />
  3. 3. Why is spam such a problem?<br />It is very annoying to get a spam e-mail but it can also damage the internet hosts and the web providers have to pay for the spam emails.<br />
  4. 4. What should you do if you receive a spam email?<br />You should not reply to the spam email because then the host will know that you actually have an email address. Delete the email as soon as you get it.<br />
  5. 5. What should you do with an e-mail attachment from someone you do not know?<br />Do not reply and delete the email right away or else they will keep sending you spam emails.<br />
  6. 6. Explain three ways a person can decrease the amount of spam they receive?<br />Ignore it and delete it. As long as you don’t reply they won’t keep sending to you.<br />
  7. 7. Describe two things you should do when sending an email?<br />Make sure you know who you are sending the email to and think if you have talked to this person before.<br />
  8. 8. What is a mailing list?<br />A list of people and email addresses that is on a list of that will receive advertisements from many companies.<br />
  9. 9. How is spam like an infection?<br />Yes, because it isn’t easy to get rid of and it can seriously damage your computer.<br />
  10. 10. List five items you think should be included in your Top 10 list of internet safety tips.<br />Know who you are emailing <br />Be sure to delete your spam emails<br />Don’t reply to emails that are from people you have never heard of.<br />Have an email address on a legit website(aol, yahoo, g mail, etc.)<br />Be safe and smart on the internet.<br />
  11. 11. IM a Chatterer Questions<br />
  12. 12. What is online chat?<br />A way of communication between people online, also known as instant messaging. <br />
  13. 13. What are Two problems a person might encounter in a chat room?<br />A stranger could ask them personal questions and the chatterer could tell the stranger personal information.<br />Some people don’t follow chat rules. They could hurt feelings, harassment, or use inappropriate use of words. <br />
  14. 14. What are the benefits of a chat room?<br />
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