Internet Safety


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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 website
  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    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
  11. 11. Internet Safety Sites
  12. 12. Where your kids may go
  13. 13. Parent Surveillance Sites