Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
On July 8, members of an Internet safety task force banded together to develop a set of recommended practices for companies in the Internet industry in a report entitled, “PointSmart.ClickSafe: Recommendations for Best Practices”.The coalition advoc…
Jul 31, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
It's hard to manage thousands of student computers and monitor the online activities of students. Downloads, website visits, and installations can make your computers vulnerable to security breaches and malicious programming.That's why it is importa…
Jul 9, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Online Activities of Children Under 11Children of this age range mainly use the internet for fun, gaming, email, chatting and instant messaging, according to Dina Demner a researcher at the University of Maryland who published a report in 2001 title…
Jul 2, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Hey everyone!We will be launching our upcoming web safety resource on KiwiCommons.com called Kiwi Reviews.Kiwi Reviews was created to provide our readers with in-depth product, software and book reviews, in addition to the editorials, late-breaking…
Jun 27, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
According to a number of public reports sent to Cybertip.ca, Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children, many youths aren’t using the internet safely; by revealing personal information and posting inappropriat…
Jun 24, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
"Kids become cyberbullies because of the power and anonymity they are afforded by the Internet," said Donlin, a member of Qwest's Online Safety Coalition in Washington. "Because cyberbullying can impede a child's ability to succeed in school, it mus…
Jun 16, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Everyone is susceptible to being scammed online. This statement is even more apparent with the creator of the World Wide Web falling for an online scam.Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, a credited professor of computer science at Massachusetts Institute…
Jun 10, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
-Place computers in open areas of the home. Never put one in your child's bedroom.-Go over what personal information should never be posted online. Never share full name, social security number, address, location, email address, school name, phone n…
Jun 2, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Web users are being warned that 2009 will see an onslaught of internet scams from any which way. Scammers are lurking everywhere, whether you are emailing, using social networks or casually online surfing even without clicking on any links.To spot a…
May 21, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Visit our blog article for ten different settings available:http://kiwicommons.com/2009/05/facebook-privacy-settings-by-allface...) Use your friends lists.2) Remove yourself from Facebook search results.3) Remove yourself from Google sear…
May 14, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
-Place computers in open areas of the home. Never put one in your child's bedroom.-Go over what personal information should never be posted online. Never share full name, social security number, address, location, email address, school name, phone n…
May 6, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
The DOPA bill, proposed in 2006 to the United States House of Representatives, would require schools and libraries to protect minors from online predators in absence of parental supervision by prohibiting access to chat rooms and social network site…
Apr 28, 2009
Kiwi Commons posted a discussion in Youth Internet Safety
Hey guys!Microsoft Sympatico has just posted an Internet Safety Quiz on their website to test parents on their knowledge of basic Internet dangers.It's just ten questions. Check it out and let me know how you do!http://lifestyle.sympatico.msn.ca/Qui…
Apr 27, 2009
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