Thursday, January 13, 2011

Overview of parental concerns about child safety on the Internet

I got an email from someone who runs a blog called “Internet Service”, called “10 Reasons why parents need to worry about the Internet”, with the link here.

Okay, it sums up a lot of the dangers we’ve been hearing about for well over a decade; COPA was only a little piece of it. There’s “Chat Roulette”, “digital drugs”, and most of all, the desire for “15 Minutes of Fame” through YouTube, and teens don’t always use good judgment on what they post or on the effect that it has.  I think this could have been a good place to go into the problem of cyberbullying. 

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