Note: This aidpage was started as a comment on "WARNING PAGE"
PLEASE STOP USING YOUR CHILDREN TO INCREASE THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF YOUR QUEST FOR AID.
THE KIDS ARE CUTE , BUT WE CAN GET THE STORY FROM YOUR TELLING IT WITHOUT THE PICTURES. PLEASE DON'T EXPLOIT YOUR KIDS : (
KEEP READING IF YOU DO NOT THINK IT IS A PROBLEM !
This is an excerpt from a web page . The link is listed below.
"Guidelines for Parents
Set reasonable rules and guidelines for computer use by your children
By taking responsibility for your children’s online computer use, parents can greatly minimize any potential risks of being online. Make it a family rule to
Never give out identifying information — home address, school name, or telephone number — in a public message such as chat or newsgroups, and be sure you’re dealing with someone both you and your children know and trust before giving out this information via E-mail. Think carefully before revealing any personal information such as age, financial information, or marital status. Do not post photographs of your children in newsgroups or on web sites that are available to the public. Consider using a pseudonym, avoid listing your child’s name and E-mail address in any public directories and profiles, and find out about your ISP’s privacy policies and exercise your options for how your personal information may be used. "
About this Document
This document was written by Lawrence J. Magid, a syndicated columnist and technology commentator, who is author of The Little PC Book (Peachpit Press) and host of www.safekids.com, a web site devoted to keeping children safer in “cyberspace.” He is also the author of Teen Safety on the Information Highway, a free brochure that is also published by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited