Thursday, November 04, 1999

Internet safety resource guides




        • Parents Guide to the Internet,a free publication of the U.S. Department of Education. Visit www.ed.gov for the full text of this publication or order a copy at (800) 872-5327.

        • Child Safety on the Information Highway, by Lawrence J. Magid. For a free copy, call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) 843-5678.

        • Protecting Your Kids on the Internet, a free brochure can be obtained by writing ClearViewNet, P.O. Box 9569, Downers Grove, IL 60515. For tips, visit www.clearviewnet.net

        • Several Web sites are devoted to providing information about keeping kids safe on the Internet. Among them:

        — www.safekids.com and www.safeteens.com, both produced by Lawrence Magid, an expert on children and the Internet.

        — www.getnetwise.org produced by Internet Education Foundation.

        — www.ou.edu/oupd produced by the University of Oklahoma Police Department.

        — www.cyberangels.com produced by Parry Aftab, an attorney who heads Cyber Angels, an Internet safety group.

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