|The World Wide Web offers many benefits to young people, including valuable educational resources and communication. But the Internet also offers easy access to a variety of objectionable material - including pornography, hate propaganda, and violent images.
By understanding how to avoid the dangers of the Internet and how to take control of the family computer, parents and other concerned adults can successfully keep criminal predators out of their homes and out of their children’s lives. They can also learn how to prevent their children from using the Internet to break the law.
Isafe.org - "Founded in 1998 and supported by the U.S. Congress and various executive agencies of the U.S. government, i-SAFE is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth (and others) to safely, responsibly and productively use Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)."
Cyberbully.org - The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use - Provides guidance to parents, educators, librarians, policy-makers, and others regarding effective strategies to assist young people in gaining the knowledge, skills, motivation, and self-control to use the Internet and other information technologies in a safe and responsible manner.
Beware of 'Cyberbaiting' - learn more at SafeKids.com
Where to Report Child Sexual Exploitation - CyberTipline - The Congressionally-mandated means for reporting crimes against children.
And, thanks to Casey, Kailey, Jared, Markus, Andrew, and Selena, we have seven more outstanding Internet Safety sites to share:
Photographs by David Arnold and students from the Advanced Photography Program at Nevada Union High School