National non-profit organization that helps kids and parents thrive in the world of media. This web site offers reviews of books as well as movies, games, and resources for Digital literacy.
Important new government web site provides practical tips to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
See Net Cetera for tips to help parents talk to kids about using the Internet. Also featured, flash tutorials from the Internet Education Foundation.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN
Search this site for up to date information on Internet safety and many publications including NetSmartz, an Internet safety resource.
Free resources for teachers and parents. See this free download: Home Connections.
An educational site on Internet safety with web sites and Internet tools for families to discuss Internet use and behavior. Includes information and links about filtering software as well as links for kids and families.
Non-profit organization offers free resources to teach safety on the Internet.
KID'S SEARCH TOOLS
This is a wide-ranging list of "safe" search tools for young people and those who work with them.
Page from KidsHealth web site on Internet safety.
ALA'S ONLINE RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN
Collection of web sites on Internet safety for families by the American Library Association.
PARENT'S GUIDE TO THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY
A large guide to many aspects of family Internet use and safety, from the Children's Partnership.
Cyberbullying is as distractive and harmful as any other type of bullying.
This web site raises awareness and seeks to prevent this trend in all its forms.
From the National Cyber Security Alliance, a non-profit organization.
One of the oldest and most enduring web sites on Internet Safety.
Tip sheets and articles about how to protect your personal information online: avoiding scams, crime, and identity theft. Includes instructive videos, links to other sites, FAQ and more.
Other interesting web sites
CONNECTICUT COMPUTER CRIMES TASK FORCE
This web site is housed at the FBI's New Haven field office. The lab is used to teach both law enforcement officials and parents online safety tips. Law enforcement professionals teach how to analyze computer log files and interview victims of cyber crimes.
THE URBAN DICTIONARY
Anyone can contribute to this dictionary of Internet jargon, slang, and new phrases. (May contain profanity).
LOOKS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE
Documents common examples of Internet frauds and scams.
eBLASTER COMPUTER MONITORING SOFTWARE
Software that automatically records computer keystrokes, chats, e-mail.
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