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Most children know more about the Internet than their parents! 20% of parents dont monitor their children on the Internet at all. Only 52% moderately supervise their children. 62% of teens report that their parents know little or nothing about their web activities. 71% of parents stop monitoring after the child turns 14, not knowing that 72% of Internet related missing children are 15 years of age or older!
Profile of the Typical Teen Lured Online Intelligent Intelligent Usually middle class or higher Usually middle class or higher Low self esteem Low self esteem Bored Bored Loner, quiet Loner, quiet Access to a computer Access to a computer Little/no history of running away Little/no history of running away
Profile of an Internet predator is not what you may think! Stereotype myth is that they are homosexual and loners. Many predators are very sociable and often popular in the community. Are primarily (but not always) male, masculine, better-educated, more religious than average, in their thirties, and choose jobs allowing them greater access to children. Are usually family men, have no criminal record, and deny that they abuse children, even after caught, convicted, incarcerated, and court- ordered into a sex offender program.
QUESTION: HOW DO YOU EDUCATE KIDS WHO THINK THEY ALREADY KNOW ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT INTERNET SAFETY?ANSWER: CHALLENGE THEM TO OUTWIT AN INTERNET PREDATOR.
Awards Missing is the proud recipient of: Computerworld Smithsonian / Computerworld Award Canadian High Technology Information Highway Award
An Internet Safety Plan Encourages kids to come up with their own guidelines for online behavior Encourages kids to discuss openly in classroom and with parents Creative assignments help them internalize what theyve learned Seek agreement with others whenever possible
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Childrens Internet Porn Statistics- 2003* AGE 11 Average age of first Internet exposure to pornography Ages 12-17 Largest consumer of Internet pornography 80% 15-17 year olds having multiple hard-core exposures 90% 8-16 year olds having viewed porn online (most while doing homework)
Porn By The Numbers Porn revenue is larger than all combined revenues of all professional football, baseball and basketball franchises.. US porn revenue exceeds the combined revenues of ABC, CBS, and NBC – 6.2 Billion. Sexual solicitations of youth made in chat rooms-89%
29% 7-17 year olds who would freely give out home address 14% 7-17 year olds who would freely give out email address 26 Childrens characters linked to thousands of porn links (including Pokeman and Action Man) *www.internetfilterreview.com
Search Engines and Children What Google finds with word like: BarbieToys Many people mistakenly believe that because children cannot go into a 7-11 and buy Playboy magazine, the same must be true on the Internet. Unfortunately, children have free and easy access to all of the estimated 73,000 commercial porn sites on the Internet, the vast majority of which actually meet the Miller test as obscenity, and are therefore illegal material not considered protected by the First Amendment http://www.enough.org/
How Filters Work* Filtering software blocks sites based on –Software analysis; –Human analysis; and/or –Site labeling. * The following content prepared by Patrick Douglas Crispen
Part Three: Do Filters WORK? The answer seems to be a resounding maybe.
THE TRUTH IS THAT FILTERING SOFTWARE KIND OF WORKS AND KIND OF DOESNT.
A Pretty Decent Analogy Filtering software is like The Club steering wheel lock. The Club wont prevent someone from stealing your car... but it will slow them down a bit.