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Internet Privacy and Safety

  1. 1. Protecting Children Privacy Online Cory, Phyl, Doni, Sarah
  2. 3. Startling Statistics <ul><ul><li>25% of children have been exposed to unwanted pornographic material online.    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 1/3 of households with Internet access are actively protecting their childen with filtering or blocking software.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 75% of children are willing to share personal information online about themselves and their family in exchange for goods and services.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only approximately 25% of children who encountered a sexual approach or solicitation told a parent or adult.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One in 33 youth received an aggressive sexual solicitation in the past year. This means a predator asked a young person to meet somewhere, called a young person on the phone, and/or sent the young person correspondence, money, or gifts through the U.S. Postal Service.       </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>77% of the targets for online predators were age 14 or older.  Another 22% were users ages 10 to 13.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>64% of teens say that they do things online that they wouldn’t want their parents to know about.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Protecting Teens Online,” 2005. 1 in 5 Children are sexually solicited online  (only 25% of those told a parent)   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>89% Sexual solicitations occurred in either chat rooms or Instant Messaging.    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teens are willing to meet with strangers: 16 percent of teens considered meeting someone they've only talked to online and 8 percent have actually met someone they only knew online.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Teacher roles in protecting children when working online.
  4. 5. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act - COPPA <ul><li>Teachers may act on behalf of parents during online activities in school. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are not required to enforce a student's collecting of their personal information. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 6. What does not require a parent or teacher's consent? <ul><li>No consent is necessary if website requires a child's email address for a &quot;one-time request for information&quot;. (Federal Trade Commission) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 7. Is this approval permanent? <ul><li>NO! Your consent may be discontinued and the child's personal information deleted at any time. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Acceptable Use Policies <ul><li>School districts often have Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) the parent must sign before a child is able to be given access to the internet at school. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>The AUP gives parents and students about cautions that should be taken when using the internet. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Student-to-student interaction <ul><li>Teachers warn students to never give their password to their friends. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>If this occurs the student may lose internet privileges while at school. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Student-to-student interaction <ul><li>Teachers warn students to never give their password to their friends. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>If this occurs the student may lose internet privileges while at school. </li></ul>
  11. 12.   So what does it all mean for teachers?
  12. 13. <ul><li>Be alert to what your students are doing online. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>What sites are they visiting while at school? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Are they sharing their personal information online or with classmates? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 14. When publishing student information: <ul><ul><li>Don't use the students first and last name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use generic names- student 007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't use the school's name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use- Midwest or Michigan High School. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't link to school's website. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Your Child Might Be At Risk…      Countless Late Night Hours on Internet    Pornographic Videos    Random Phone Calls    Random Gifts    Withdrawn    Other's On-line account
  15. 16. What Parents Can Do…  Communicate openly about on-line predators           Check computer's history           Check caller id, check cell phone history           Monitor all technology devices of your child           Keep computer in central location           Interact with your children           Obtain access to child's account- be honest and open           On-line responsibility o     do not arrange meeting o     upload photos only for friends to see o     settings-privacy only allow friends to access o     don't download images from outside sources
  16. 17. What students can do to protect themselves. <ul><ul><li>Never give out personal information (real name, address, phone number, your school, age, gender, birthday, SS#, credit card numbers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never agree to meet with strangers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t friend people you don’t know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't accept gifts from strangers online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop communicating with someone who asks for personal information or is sexually aggressive. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never post your email, use an obfuscator  </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. What students can do to protect themselves. <ul><ul><li>Make sure your screen name does not give away too much about you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once something is posted online, it is there forever </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust your intuition, if something does not feel right it probably isn’t </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never assume profile information is accurate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t make yourself a target, never post revealing or suggestive photos  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit a report to the CyberTiplineat 1-800-843-5678 </li></ul></ul>,
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  19. 20. MySpace   Example MySpace: Pic -
  20. 22. Ready to throw out the computer? <ul><ul><li>Be proactive, not reactive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't scare, educate them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor children activities but do not lock them out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't punish children if they fall victim </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep open communication </li></ul></ul>
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