The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace

The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace

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by Parry Aftab
     
 

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"An invaluable resource for the Internet industry and parents alike in our efforts to create educational and entertaining havens online. "—Bob Davis,President and CEO,Lycos,Inc. "The definitive work for parents and others who care about balancing the benefits of the Internet with the need to keep our children safe while surfing. "—B. Keith… See more details below

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"An invaluable resource for the Internet industry and parents alike in our efforts to create educational and entertaining havens online. "—Bob Davis,President and CEO,Lycos,Inc. "The definitive work for parents and others who care about balancing the benefits of the Internet with the need to keep our children safe while surfing. "—B. Keith Fulton,Director,Technology Programs & Policy,National Urban League. "This is a must read for all parents with kids on the Internet—and that soon will be all of us. "—George Vrandernberg,Senior Vice President,Global and Strategic Policy,America Online. "I can't say enough good things about [Parry Aftab]. . . I recommend her book to our agents. "—Jorge Martinez,Supervisory Agent,FBI's Innocent Images,Anti-Child Pornography and Exploitation Task Force. "With exceptional wit and style,Parry Aftab empowers parents with essential eye-opening information on the cyber-environment where their children play,learn,interact,and grow. "—Della Curtis,Coordinator,Office Library Information Services. "I welcome this new guide by Parry Aftab. "—Federico Mayor,Director General,UNESCO. From the world's #1 child cybersafety expert,a total program for keeping kids safe on the Internet. Cyberspace is a place of infinite wonders and unparalleled learning opportunities. Of course you want your kids to benefit from all the best it has to offer,but you also want to guarantee their safety while they're there. Written by an attorney who has been consulted by governments around the world on child-related cybercrimes,this book shows you how to do so. Author Parry Aftab alerts you to the dangers that await children on theInternetand outlines a complete program for allowing kids to benefit from its riches while avoiding its perils. And you don't worry,you don't need to be cybersavvy to use this book. In plain English,Aftab tells you how to: recognize and avoid the Internet's hidden dangers; supervise your kids' out-of-home access; spot dangerous spam,scams,and inappropriate chat rooms; use filters,bookmarks,and other technologies to screen content; set up rules for Internet behavior that both you and your kids can live with; deal with serious problems if they occur,especially if your child is the culprit.

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ISBN-13:
9780071357524
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date:
12/03/1999
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.91(d)

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