Parents, do you know what your children's texts mean?
A recent article talks to parents about what their teen's text messages may mean, and provides resources to help decypher the code children are using in their texts today.
5 Easy Steps to Stay Safe (and Private!) on Facebook
"When the President of the United States warns schoolchildren to watch what they say and do on Facebook, you know that we've got a problem..." An article by Sarah Perez of the New York Times
Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online
A new booklet released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government agencies helps parents and teachers steer kids safely through the online and mobile-phone worlds.
You Can't Take It Back Cyberbullying Conference a Success!
The "You Can't Take It Back" Cyberbullying Conference was a great success! Thank you to all who attended! This article includes links to some of the documents presented at the conference.
PointSmart.ClickSafe.: Task Force Recommendations for Best Practices for Online Safety and Literacy.
Targeting Teens for Sexting
(CBS) "Sexting" is the new term we apply when people electronically transmit racy, even nude photos of themselves to each other - not the best of ideas, and all the worse when those caught doing it are underage teens. A CBS: Sunday Morning article by Rita Braver.
Cell Phone Safety for Parents
Due to the recent news stories about “sexting”, here are some resources for parents.
Plea Agreement reflects dangers of Facebook and other social networking sites
The documents linked to this article are the signed and filed plea agreements on a case involving Facebook. Criminal Conduct involved numerous violations of 18 USC 875, 1951, 1952, 2251, and 2422. Victims ranged in age from 14 through 26 years old. In total, there were hundreds of victims. Not all the victims have been identified, and others have been uncooperative.
'Sexting': A Disturbing New Teen Trend?
NPR correspondent Chana Joffe-Walt talks about the alarming new trend of 'sexting' among teens.
Keeping Your Child Safe Online
"The Internet can be a wonderful resource for children as they work on school projects, connect with friends and play games. However, there are also many harsh realities associated with advancing technology."
US Attorney Troy A. Eid decries arrival of "sexual tourism" to Colorado
In an article published by the Pueblo Chieftain on January 4, 2009 United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, Troy A. Eid, expressed concern at the arrival of "sexual tourism" to Colorado.
Recently passed legislation means schools will soon be required to teach Web Safety
"Schools receiving e-Rate discounts on their telecommunications services and internet access soon will have to educate their students about online safety, sexual predators, and cyber bullying, thanks to federal legislation passed in both the Senate and the House."
Teen Event - Oct. 21, 2008
Over 160 teens gather at the State Capitol for a day of Internet Safety Training.
2008 CALET Outstanding Friend of Technology Award
Foundation Member, Habib Nasrullah, Receives 2008 CALET Outstanding Friend of Technology Award
iSafe Colorado Visit a Success!
The Internet Safety Foundation and iSafe bring Internet Safety Education to Colorado.
Spirit of Online Safety Award
Foundation honored in Washington DC
Newly-Formed ISF Behind First Internet Safety Summit in CO
DENVER, CO, September 10, 2007: The Internet Safety Foundation, in conjunction with the Boulder Valley School District and the U.S. Department of Justice, will present an Internet Safety Summit on September 21, 2007 in Louisville, Colorado.
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