addiction - Learn 10 symptoms of online addiction.
Association - has a listing of
additional links for parents about safe surfing
- is an independent, nonpartisan research and action organization
dedicated to assuring that children grow up in economically secure families,
where parents can go to work confident that their children are supported by
quality health coverage, a positive media environment, a good early
education and safe, productive things to do after school.
Cyberangels - Formed in 1995 to do one thing, to help people who
need help online. Whether you're being cyber-stalked, harassed or defrauded,
find child pornography or cyberpredators.
Cyber Stalking -
Report incidents of electronic harassment and cyberstalking
- Every home relies on a computer for shopping, banking and maintaining
financial records. Losing your data could be the most terrifying thing that
will ever happen to you. See how DIY
Secure can help you protect your data with automatic remote backups!
Federal Trade Commission - Report incidents of
internet scams and consumer child exploitation to the FTC or phone:
IDENTITY THEFT -
Imagine waking up tomorrow morning to discover that YOU no longer exist.
Literally! Everything that was YOU is gone and worse yet, someone else is
now masquerading as you.
Identity theft can
be prevented, read more...
Komando's 10 Commandments for Kids Online
Safety - A website has information, suggestions,
freebies for kids, etc.
National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children - monitors incidences
of online child pornography. Report incidents of online child sexual
exploitation here. Call them at: (800) 843-5678.
Net Smartz - The NetSmartz Workshop is an educational resource
for children of all ages, parents and teachers on how to stay safer on the
International - Report incidents of electronic
harassment and cyberstalking or e-mail:
Spam Cop - An
easy way to complain to a spammer's service provider
The Guidance Channel™ - an
educational publishing and media company whose mission is to provide
children, students, parents, adults and professionals with timely and
effective tools that help them or their clients make critical life choices.
TRUTH! or FICTION
Check out rumors, inspirational stories, virus warnings, humorous
tales, pleas for help, urban legends, prayer requests and calls to action to
see if they are true or not.
Warning Signs -
Our children are exposed to all kinds of
threats to their well-being, personal safety and development. From school
violence and sexual experimentation to drugs, gangs, online pornography,
exploitative music and the list goes on and on. Their peers, the media and
other outside influences challenge their resolve every day.