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Children and Online Safety

www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguidee.htm
Parent’s guide to Internet safety published by the FBI.

www.protectkids.com
Site for helping protect children online. Contains safety tools and ways to report cybercrime and abuse.

www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/online/kidsprivacy.htm
Deatils of the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and what parents should look for with sites directed to children.

www.icra.org
Internet content rating association with a free filter for parents to help protect childrent from content on the Internet.

www.microsoft.com/athome/security/children/childrenonline.mspx
Child safety web site from Microsoft that provides guidelines to help improve your family’s web security in four easy steps.

www.kidsolr.com/internet_safety/index.html
Kids’ Online Resources: A site with links to a comprehensive set of sites.

www.ou.edu/oupd/kidsafe/start.htm
Simple tips on helping your children learn how to be safe on the Internet.

www.safekids.com/safety-advice-tools
List of kid’s rules for online safety.

www.cybertipline.com
The National Center for Missing and ExploitedChildren with links to a child pornography fact sheet and the cybertipline for reporting online sexual exploitation.

www.netsmartz.org
An interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.NetSmartz combines the newest technologies available and the most current information to create high-impact educational activities that are well received by even the most tech-savvy kids

www.missingkids.com/adcouncil
An online resource to help parents and guardians better protect their children from online sexual exploitation.

www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2002/05/09/kids-porn.htm
Slightly dated but excellent general article from USA today that provides age-specific tips and resources for helping parents keep their children, teens, and young adults safe online.

http://www.ctia.org/
The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association represents all sectors of wireless communications. The CTIA is the voice of the wireless industry - representing its members in the Executive Branch, FCC, Congress and local levels.