Internet Safety Online Resources
Where to get
6 Seconds is
a fabulous source for Emotional Intelligence information and
Library Association has a
listing of additional links for parents about safe
surfing online resources.
Children Now Children Now is an independent, nonpartisan research and
action organization dedicated to assuring that children grow up in
economically secure families, where parents can go to work
confident that their children are supported by quality health
coverage, a positive media environment, a good early education and
safe, productive things to do after school.
Cyberangels was formed in 1995 to do one
thing, to help people who need help online. Whether you're being
cyber-stalked, harassed or defrauded, find
child pornography or cyberpredators.
Internet Safety website has information, suggestions, freebies
for kids, etc.
Report incidents of online child
sexual exploitation to the
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
monitors incidences of online child pornography.
at: (800) 843-5678.
Report incidents of electronic
harassment and cyberstalking to:
Report incidents of internet scams
and consumer child exploitation to the
Commission (FTC) Phone: 1-877-FTC-HELP
FTC Spam Report e-mail address (uce)
Spam Cop - An
easy way to complain to a spammer's service provider
Guidance Channel®is an educational publishing and media company
whose mission is to provide children, students, parents, adults and
professionals with timely and effective tools that help them or
their clients make critical life choices.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FICTION Check out rumors,
inspirational stories, virus warnings, humorous tales, pleas for
help, urban legends, prayer requests and calls to action to see if
they are true or not.
Family Education Network
Visit this site to learn more about blocking, filtering, and monitoring and
Internet Safety by KidsHealth, the largest and most
visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information
Safe surfing with Doug by Disney International, Inc.
Center for Missing and Exploited Children
monitors the incidence of online child pornography. Call them
at: (800) 843-5678
Library Association has a listing of
additional links for parents about safe
surfing online resources.
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process them before download
If you are finding it hard to get removed from
mailing lists or are tired of getting junk email from unknown
sources? You can make spammers think you no longer exist by bouncing
back their email so it looks like your address has been closed.
(we use this)
compares the email message, header information,
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can filter any number of e-mail accounts for you. It's
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won't even remember that it's there. The
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just a list of e-mail addresses, but are based on careful analysis
of tens of thousands of spams.
MailShell offers a free
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Protect your PC from Hackers &
With the recent
attacks from the Red Code
have been tremendous increase in attempts on personal computers.
Sometimes, the attacks come from within when you download software and
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in some cases trying to steal credit-card numbers and personal
information. Home firewall software such as… ZoneAlarm Pro can fend off these
Got a Website? Protect it...
Webmasters, protect your email
address from being leeched from your website by converting it to
unicode. Most automated email leeching programs look for MAILTO tags
and properly formatted email addresses. By converting your email
address to unicode, these programs aren't able to detect your email
address. See an