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Child Find PEI Internet Safety Presentation
Mission Statement To assist in the location and recovery of missing children and reunite them with their legal parent or guardian. To increase awareness about the issues surrounding missing and exploited children. To educate the public on ways to prevent abduction. To provide assistance and support to families affected by the trauma of a missing child. To refer parents to support/professional services. To advocate for the rights of children.
Why Internet Safety?
New Media Risks With new media comes new risks: Cyber-Bullying Sexting Cyber-Luring
Sending nude or semi-nude pictures to one another on mobile phones. For the most part these images are sent to the persons boyfriend or girlfriend. However, there are several documented reports of teens sending images to people to secure dates, or to someone they had only met online.
What You Should Know A 13 year-old boy was arrested on child pornography charges, after receiving a nude photo of a fellow student on his mobile phone. A 19 year-old cheerleading coach was convicted of indecency charges after taking a topless photo of herself and a 15 year-old girl.
What You Should Know At one High School 6 students were arrested after a sexting incident. 3 girls were charged with manufacturing, disseminating and possessing child pornography after taking pictures of themselves. 3 guys after receiving the pictures on their phone were charged with possessing child pornography.
Dangers of Sexting
Things to Remember Think about the consequences Think before you hit SEND. Anything on the Internet is public for anyone to see. Remember that forwarding sexual material is a crime.
What is it? Is intentionally embarrassing, humiliating, threatening, or targeting an individual or group of people using , instant messaging, social sites, blogs, mobile phones, or other technologies.
Types of Cyber- Bullying Flaming - sending angry, rude of vulgar messages directed at another person in private or in a public forum. Harassment - repeatedly sending a person offensive messages. Masquerade - pretending to be someone else and posting false information or placing another in danger. Outing and Trickery - sending or posting sensitive, private, or embarrassing material about a person.
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If Youre Being Bullied Do not respond to the harassing messages Save all of the harassing messages Tell a trusted authority figure Change your account Call the police
Facebook Facts Crimes involving Facebook were up 346 percent between Harassment is the crime most commonly reported on Facebook, with most eventually leading to some form of prosecution However, sometimes the crimes can be more serious.
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What You Should Know An 18 year old man masqueraded as high school girls on Facebook to get underage male students to send him nude photographs He used these to blackmail the boys into performing sexual acts with him, which he took pictures of using his cell phone.
Myspace Facts In July 2007 Myspace removed over 29,000 sexual predators from its site. Too late for some... In Hartford in 2006, 7 girls between the ages of were lured over the internet with men who were older than they claimed.