Slick The Spammer<br />Spam slows down your computer.<br />Normally spam comes from someone using a mailing list, or many people he sends the same e-mail to.<br />Spam is like an infection, because once you get spammed, the amount of it will keep growing as your e-mail address gets sold to other spammers.<br />
Reducing Spam<br />There are three ways to reduce spam.<br />2) <br /> Do not give out your e-mail address (not very easy, is it?)<br />Set your e-mail filters. It won’t stop spam, but it will reduce it.<br />3) <br /> Report the spammer’s ISP, which is not easy: it’s practically rocket science. The spammer will send his mail through many e-mail aliases.<br />
Netiquette Ned<br />Netiquette is the etiquette of the internet.<br /> The basic rule of netiquette is remember the person you are talking to is a human. Which means treat them the way you want to be treated<br /> You should stay away from using all capital letters because it is considered shouting & impolite.<br /> <br />
Being online<br />A flame war is when you insult someone and when someone is angry and takes it out on other people. You do not want to insulate people because you could start a flame war. <br />To prevent a flame war, be polite and never give out hurtful information because people will be offended.<br /> What you should do if you become uncomfortable with a topic or site you find on the Internet, you should get out the chat.<br />An emoticon is icon that shows emotions. <br />
You can only give out information that won’t reveal any personal info about you, unless you are talking to one of your close friends.<br />You should never give out information that involves your personal life such as: your real name, pictures of you, your school, address or your parents’ credit card numbers<br />Remember, if you need a screen name to be in a chat always use a nickname!<br />
Surfer Dude<br />The internet is a place where you can search for anything you want to. It is also a global network.<br />Internet should be used to look up information, look for jobs, or play games that have information in them. `<br />Browser is a program that allows you to access all the information available on the web. Two examples of a browser are, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.<br />WWW stands for world wide web. It is different from the internet because it builds on top of the internet.<br />
A search engine is used to help you find something that you are looking for. Google and ask are search engines that are geared towards kids.<br />To promote internet safety you can block websites that are not appropriate for kids. <br />Three benefits from joining the information super highway are to get help with homework, it increases reading skills, and to connect with places around the world.<br />You should NEVER give out your passwords, address, telephone or credit card information over the internet. Although, you CAN give out your world wide information.<br />
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