Parents Internet Guide - Parental Controls

A Parent's Guide to the Internet and it's Dangers to Children, and Parental Controls software information.

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Online Predators Know What They're Doing. Do You?

With June being Internet safety month, TV, radio and print ads are being run (as of today actually) warning of the dangers when sexual predators coincide with IMing. According to these ads, 1 in 5 children are solicited online, the susceptible victim being teenage girls. Solicitaions of this type have been steadily rising since the late 90s and are projected to increase in the coming years. With approximately 87% of all teens using the Internet, most communicating via an instant messenger, how likely is your child to interact with a predator at some point.

What better time to try parent tools then now?


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