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Internet Safety

  1. 1. Internet Safety and Cyber-Bullying Information By: Nani Owen EME 5405 Summer 2011 Information taken from Pinellas County Schools Prevention Office training on Cyber- Bullying
  2. 2. National Stop Bullying NowCampaign websitehttp://www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov
  3. 3. Stop Cyber-Bullying Send message clearly stating, “Do not contact me again or I will contact the authorities.” Contact ISP, forward message and request the account to be terminated  http://www.cyberbully.org  http://whos.net  Contact local sheriff’s office
  4. 4. Cyber Stalking Legislation in Florida 2003 Florida Legislature amended the states “stalking statute” 784.048 to include “cyber stalking,” which equates to electronic bullying in cyberspace. Penalties for acts under this statue range from a first degree misdemeanor to a third degree felony.
  5. 5. TIPS
  6. 6. Tips for Educators Educate faculty, staff and students Address cyber-bullying in anti-bullying policies Contact law enforcement when appropriate  Substantial disruption  School equipment  Occurred at school
  7. 7. Tips for Kids Keep personal information to yourself Never post a picture Always use neutral username Don’t give password to anyone but parents Tell adult if cyber bullying occurs Keep anything sent by the person who is cyber bullying
  8. 8. Tips for Parents Create rules for internet use Educate yourself and your child Know what your child is doing online Learn the language Don’t allow solitary surfing Don’t rely solely on technology to protect kids Know your child’s e-mail accounts, profiles, IM screen names, ect.
  9. 9. Websites of Interest
  10. 10. Translating Web Talk http://www.transl8it.com http://www.webopedia.com http://www.whatis.com
  11. 11. Internet Safety Sites http://www.safeflorida.net/safesurf http://www.netsmartz.org http://www.safekids.com http://www.pollyklass.org http://www.getnetwise.org http://www.Msnbc.msn.org http://www.secureflorida.org http://www.wiredsafety.org http://www.cyberbullying.org
  12. 12. Where your kids may go http://www.hateboard.com http://www.schoolsscandals.com http://www.livejournal.com http://www.teenangels.com
  13. 13. Parent Surveillance Sites http://www.spectorsoft.com http://www.eblaster.com http://www.myfreeproxy.com http://www.watchdog.com http://www.komando.com http://www.newsforparetns.com

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