North American Division. Office of Education. Presents -. Larry Blackmer, Vice President. What are the Major Areas of Concern on the Web?. Cyberbullying Sexual Predators Pornography Damaged Reputations Hate Sites Online Gambling Internet Addiction. Cyberbullying. What is it?
Office of Education
Internet Safety Tips
If your child is on a social networking site, join and become involved
Tell child to NEVER give last names, addresses, phone numbers, school names, or other information (like where they will be this weekend)
Learn about privacy settings. Not everyone online is who they say they are. Never meet anyone from online in real life, no matter what.
Put computer in common area and supervise
Know short hand POS (parent over shoulder), LMIRL (let’s meet in real life), etc.
On the Internet no one knows I’m a dog
Stealth sites and misleading URLsMany children seeking information on the nation\'s White House, may find themselves on a porn site instead of the official site at www.whitehouse.gov
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Federal agents investigating at least 70 bombings and 12 attempted bombings between 1989 and June 1999 recovered bomb-making literature that the suspects had obtained from the Internet. In these investigations, the possession of bomb-making literature has been taken by law enforcement authorities as strong circumstantial evidence that this literature has been used to plan crimes.
Like other extremist material on the Internet, bomb-making manuals are readily accessible to children. In fact, these tracts have already been accessed by eager, impressionable youngsters.
Marrying the Internet to hateful rock music, and videos; hate groups attempt to use this medium to win the hearts and minds of our young
All are out of place in a family home!
Addiction to being online is one of the most time consuming things that happen in today’s homes, email, on line shopping, news, sports, surfing, chatting, etc.
what is common to man.
And God is faithful; he will not let you be
tempted beyond what you can bear.
But when you are tempted, he will also provide a
way out so that you can stand up under it.
1 Corinthians 10:13
It’s our responsibility to be faithful
husbands and fathers, to be morally
sound wives and mothers.
It does not happen by chance.