Presentation on theme: "Ebinport Students Encourage Internet Safety. “Doing the Right thing online.” January 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Ebinport Students Encourage Internet Safety. “Doing the Right thing online.” January 2012
The Internet: Educates UsEducates Us Entertains UsEntertains Us Connects usConnects us False informationFalse information Opens your homeOpens your home to the outside world. Bad PeopleBad People
Some Basics “Surfing the web” is spending time searching for web pages using an address like Google or “Ask.com”. Email (electronic mail) and Attachments (items “stuffed” in the message) are ways to talk and send data to others. Chat and instant messaging is a way to talk to others with an application like AIM or YAHOO. It’s called “IMing” someone. Viruses, & hacking, are when bad people do bad things to others for unkind fun or money. Example: hacking a password. Plagiarism is copying someone’s work then calling it your own… it’s illegal. Passwords should be strong and hard to break vs Weak and easy to break. Passwords should be strong and hard to break vs Weak and easy to break. The computer works on the net by accessing other computers at addresses with an application called a browser.
Pledge: Tell an adult about anything you see or find on the internet that makes you feel uncomfortable or confused.
ON SOCIAL AND OTHER SITES BAD PEOPLE CALLED PREDATORS CAN WATCH AND READ YOUR INFORMATION
Pledge: Don’t share information about your family, relatives or friends. Don’t share your name, address, phone numbers, or the location of your house to anyone on the internet.
Pledge: Do not answer messages that make you feel uncomfortable, or are threatening. Tell your parents or trusted adult about anything that makes you feel uncomfortable. Do not send threatening or mean messages to others.
Email Who? You don’t know! Who? You don’t know! Attachments Infect the computer. Chat/Instant Messages Different screen name just for Different screen name just for chatting avoids problems. chatting avoids problems.
Pledge: NEVER meet someone, from the internet, by yourself. Ask your parents for permission and help to meet someone in a public place.
File Sharing- Don’t be Pirate Access to another computer or share YOUR files. Access to another computer or share YOUR files. Download music?… save a file to YOUR computer Download music?… save a file to YOUR computer from someone else’s computer. from someone else’s computer. Breaking copyright and legal use laws Breaking copyright and legal use laws
Internet Is a big part of your world… use it wisely!
Do the right thing on the internet Realize that File Sharing and downloading music for free is illegal. Don’t Copy other peoples work. It’s stealing… called Plagiarism. Make up strong Passwords that use letters and numbers (not regular words or names) Ask your parents if your home computer is protected from hackers and viruses.
Meet the Bad Guys on the Net @ NetSmartz.org http://www.netsmartzkids.org/activities/clwebworld/ outlaws.htm Bad Guys on the Web NetSmartz.org open the outlaws.swf file in a web browser Look-at-Dis Louie Meet-Me Mack Potty-Mouth Pete Wanta-Know Wally