Internet is the ocean of knowledge. In this ocean you
will find beautiful pearls of knowledge. Also you must
not forget the lethal sharks (x rated sites) in this
ocean, especially when you allow your innocent
children to surf on it. The children are more
vulnerable when they are using the Internet without
close vigil of their parents.
If your unescorted children innocently search the
Internet the chances of being they stumble into an
adult site, are more. The solution is to keep a watch
on their each and every activity, which is next to
The Internet is gift for knowledge hungry people; it's
also a good tool for communication and learning. If
you use the Internet for doing research & study then
it's a gift for you but if you use Internet for
surfing pornographic sites or chatting with
anti-social elements, it will become a curse for you
especially for your unescorted children.
Internet is an essential resource for your children to
learn, read, write and to get knowledge. But as I said
earlier there are some risks to our children when they
are using the Internet hence parents need to be aware
of those risks.
Previously the biggest threat for parents was the
pornography but the latest threat is live chat rooms.
The live chat rooms are the main media where sex
hungry people target children in search of satiating
their unnatural carnal needs. The online anonymity
helps such people to deceive children easily. The
children need to be careful when chatting online with stranger. Children can easily trust anybody. The parents must educate their children for what can happen in live chat since kids may innocently trust on any stranger online.
Read following tips carefully & protect your kids...
? First you need to teach yourself the use of the
Computer and the Internet. Generally school children
have more operating knowledge of computer and Internet
than their parents.
? Openly communicate with your children and know their
expectations from the computer and the Internet
? Never keep the computer in kid's bedroom, keep the
computer in a room where it's easily accessible by
? Closely watch kid's online activities.
? If every time it's not possible to keep close watch
on your kid's online activity, use filter or parental
control software that can block the porn sites and
control the chat room activities of your child.
? Monitor the kid's inbox and keep close watch on
emails they receive. If it's not possible, I will
recommend you to use the parental control with email
? Educate your child about the importance of online
privacy and prevent them from revealing the personal
identity (name, address, and phone number etc.) to
online strangers while chatting.
? The most important thing is to give more time to
your kids so that they will not become the victims of
The unescorted children are the popular targets of
predators. The lack of parental supervision tends the
children to easily fall in the hands of online
anti-social elements. I hope that above article will
help you to protect your kid's privacy while surfing
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