ProtecTeens Resource Kit. ProtecTeens is a video presentation and resource kit created to educate parents about the potential danger to their children from sexual predators on the Internet.
There is evidence that thousands of Idaho children receive unwanted sexual material or solicitations over the Internet every year. Our law enforcement community has been extremely successful in tracking down, arresting and locking up many of these sexual predators. We hope that ProtecTeens will help parents understand the magnitude of the dangers, and take an active role in protecting their children from Internet predators. This video was developed with the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa to help Idahoans learn about the dangers of sexual Internet predators. Idaho residents who would like a free copy of the ProtecTeens DVD and resource may order one by clicking here.
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The Office of the Attorney General does not endorse or otherwise authenticate any of the products. Despite some advertising claims to the contrary, ALL computers are susceptible to viruses or other cyber-attacks. Computer viruses are programs written to alter the way your computer operates without your permission or knowledge. Office of the Attorney General : Office of the Attorney General : Cyberstalking. What is it?
Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harrass a person. This term is generally synonymous with online harassment or online abuse. Reactions of fear, anxiety, confusion, hopelessness and other feelings can emerge as a result of cyberstalking. As disturbing as these feelings may be, and surprising as this might seem, these are normal reactions to the crime. Identifying cyberstalking The following features or combinations of features can be considered to characterize a true stalking situation: Click here for more detailed definitions of these terms from WiredSafety.org.
Office of the Attorney General : Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones.
" - Source: StopCyberbullying.org The Internet makes it possible for "cyberbullies" to harass their victims at any time of the day, even in their own homes. Using chat rooms, email, instant messaging, and websites, cyberbullies can make threats, share gossip, spread lies or distribute embarrassing pictures to a wide audience while maintaining some anonymity. How it can happen Direct attacks Instant Messaging/Text Messaging Harassment Stealing Passwords Blogs Web Sites Sending Pictures through E-mail and Cell Phones Internet Polling Interactive Gaming Sending Malicious Code Sending Porn and Other Junk E-Mail and IMs Impersonation Click here for more information on direct cyberbully attacks. Attacks by proxy Cyberbullies can also attack by posing as the victim. Office of the Attorney General : Legal & illegal downloading.
Everyone loves music or a good movie.
Now that both are available in high-quality digital formats in the Internet, there is the temptation to try to get something for nothing. Internet users should be aware that downloading music, video, or software without paying for it is illegal and can be subject to prosecution. There is nothing wrong with enjoying your entertainment media in digital form or on a portable device such as an iPod. Furthermore, there is nothing illegal about creating digital files (MP3s) for your personal enjoyment from CDs you have purchased. Internet Safety: Internet 101 - Blog and Diary Web sites.
WiredSafety and MySpace.com I decided that it was important to address parent concerns and answer their questions.
In connection with this we have agreed to provide our safety content and help to the largest and most popular of these sites, MySpace.com. I did this because they cared more than the other sites I contacted. When I explained the problems parents were reporting and we had spotted, they asked for help in improving safety at the site and building a section for parents’ questions. That’s what we do. Parents & Guardians. Welcome. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum – Know your web – Good to Know – Google. At Google we believe in the power of education and the promise of technology to improve the lives of students and educators -- leading the way for a new generation of learning in the classroom and beyond.
But no matter what subject you teach, it is important for your students to know how to think critically and evaluate online sources, understand how to protect themselves from online threats from bullies to scammers, and to think before they share and be good digital citizens. Google has partnered with child safety experts at iKeepSafe, and also worked with educators themselves to develop lessons that will work in the classroom, are appropriate for kids, and incorporate some of the best advice and tips that Google's security team has to offer.
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