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Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace By Parry Aftab

Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace
by Parry Aftab

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Safety on the Internet is an issue of increasing concern, especially as many children have access to the Web. This text addresses such topics as cyber porn, cyber stalkers, chatrooms, and sites that promote violent fantasy role-playing, suggesting ways of preventing children gaining access.
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Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace Summary


Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace: UK Version by Parry Aftab

This text gives a step-by-step guide on how to let your children enojy the benefits of the Internet, while avoiding its perils. It alerts parents to the possible dangers and provides practical tips on how to prevent children from being harmed. The text addresses such topics as cyber porn, cyber stalkers, chatrooms, and sites that promote violent fantasy role-playing, suggesting ways of preventing children gaining access. In a special section on British Internet related law, the author suggests where to go for advice and what to do if things go wrong.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Bringing you up to speed: a snapshot of children on the Internet; clueless? you'll feel right at home; keeping it in perspective; please don't blame the Internet; a roadmap to this book; a lawyer answering questions for free?!...; what parents ask me most often about online safety. Part 2 The good, the bad and being cautious: learning about the flipside; understanding the basics; stumbling into the dark side; spelling counts!; masquerading as a famous site... that "dot com" thing; stranger danger ... how does this work when you're supposed to talk to strangers online?; chatrooms; e-mail; ICQ, instant messages and instant messenger (on AOL and affiliated services); buddy lists; pen pal programmes; the world's biggest billboard; kids' personal websites. Part 3 Are we being cautious parents ... or paranoid wrecks?: information doesn't hurt children ... people hurt children; risks to our children; sexually explicit content ... adult pornography; hatred, intolerance and bigotry; violence and gore; misinformation and hype; cyber hoaxes, rumours and urban legends; the riskier stuff .. teaching kids to do dangerous things and buying illegal and dangerous products online; drugs, alcohol, tobacco; guns and poisons; cyberpredators; protecting your computer in cyberspace .. from hackers and viruses; risks your kids pose to others ... including you!; risks to you from your kids and their friends. Part 4 Protecting our kids' privacy and our privacy: protecting our pocketbooks online; spending money ... what kids and teens do best!; leave my kid alone ... cyberstalking and harassment. Part 5 My legal disclaimer: cybercops ... who enforces the law in cyberspace?; where do you report trouble and cybercrimes?; how you can make a difference. Part 6 Kids online in schools: how do schools use the Internet?; Internet problem issues for schools; children's creative works; plagiarism; offschool websites; linking to offschool sites; death threats/bomb threats; restricting non-curriculum speech; pen pal programmes; resource credibility, teaching our children critical thinking and media literacy skills; safe Internet use in schools - how can parents get involved?. Part 7 Teach ... your children well: who's teaching whom?; educate your children about the dangers of cyberspace; prepare your children for the unexpected; meeting online friends in real life; tips we give away ... Shannon now known as "Tiffany"; kids will be kids ... teaching them accountability; the basic rules ... quick and simple; when is your child old enough to use a computer?. Part 8 Making and implementing your choices: yes Victoria ... there's a good side to the Internet; finding kid-friendly content; approved site listings; relying on tried and true brand names; special safe harbour site; special online services for kids and teens; parental controls from your online services; choosing your comfort level. Part 9 And now a word from the real experts ... the teens and kids.

Additional information

GOR005341885
Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace: UK Version by Parry Aftab
Parry Aftab
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2000-04-01
250
0077096746
9780077096748
N/A
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