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Nov 7, 2011 6:54 AM
The web is sort of a vast city-full of virtual shops, museums, theaters and outdoor recreation.


But like real cities, therefore places online that children shouldn’t visit alone.

A recent study through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children revealed several startling info about Online surfers between 10 and 17:

• 1 in 5 children is inappropriately or sexually solicited on-line;

• One inch 33 children receives an aggressive sexual solicitation-someone who asks to meet them in real life, calls them on the telephone or sends them mail, money or gifts;

• 25 percent of children has unwanted contact pictures of naked people or people having sexual intercourse;

• One out of 17 children is threatened or harassed online; and

• Fewer than 10 percent of sexual solicitations in support of Three percent of unwanted exposure episodes are reported to authorities.

A similar study made by the Crimes Against Children Research Center suggests that children are more likely than boys to obtain close online relationships with cyber pals, which puts them in danger of being contacted and romanced by sexual predators in Internet forums and other alike Web communities.

Modern parents often feel overwhelmed by these complicated high-tech issues and wish someone to produce sensation of all of it and prove to them how to keep up with their cyber-savvy children.

Pooling the data of the national network of certified technicians, Geeks Available has evolved its own program named “Kids Club” that provides educational materials to oldsters and schools to aid promote Loved ones for children.

Principally in the Kids Club program is often a free publication titled A “Parents’ Help guide to Online safety,” and that is intended to provide parents with simple, practical advice about solutions to protect their children and the way to be actively involved with their kids’ digital lives.

The guide divides the subject of Online safety into two classes: personal safety for children and technological safety for computers.

Other aspects of the youngsters Club program include interactive workshops for college students and Internet-safety seminars for moms and dads and teachers.
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