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Internet Safety Web Sites

Following are several web links that can help parents and children navigate the Internet more safely.

 

CLICKS website previewC.L.I.C.K.S. (Community Leadership in Cyber Knowledge and Safety) is a program from the Maryland Attorney General to educate community leaders and parents about Internet Safety. Through a partnership with Netsmartz.org the can educate children and teens about the online world using freely available resources, such as games and videos, specifically created for each age level.

 

ALA ALSC website preview The American Library Association has compiled a list of Web links for children and parents. Included are links to kid-friendly search engines and Web sites concerning online safety and privacy.

 

 

GetNetWise website preview

 

Developed by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations, GetNetWise provides resources enabling people to be better informed Internet users.

 

ComputerUser website preview 

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