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- Inhope - Internet Hotline Providers: Providing contact details and resources for reporting online child abuse in many countries around the world.
- ActivatorDesk: Desktop browser system allows control of web sites visited and programs run using an on-board personal portal system for parental control.
- Be Safe Online: Internet Safety advice for parents, teachers and responsible adults. Encourages child safety through careful online behaviour.
- Be Web Aware: Tutorial and tips for parents on the benefits and risks of being on the Internet
- BestChildSafety.com: Helpful tips and information for protecting children against the very real dangers of Internet sexual predators. Includes a full review about the IamBigBrother parental control software for monitoring child safety online.
- BytesCanada: Informational site with articles on internet safety, online pornography, child exploitation and miscellaneous related topics.
- COPA Commission: Information and resources about the Child Online Protection Act.
- Child Safety FAQ: Frequently asked questions about child safety on the internet
- Child Safety on the Information Highway: Put out by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, this document outlines how parents can best protect their children while still allowing them use of the Internet.
- Child Safety-Net: Promotes "Child Safety-Net" book. Site also has newsletter backissues and links, relating to protection of children online.
- ChildSafetyExperts: Articles and recommended reading about online safety topics.
- Childoscope: Organisation promoting integrated European policies on missing and sexually exploited children. An initiative of "Child Focus" (Belgium).
- Children Accessing Controversial Information: Email list of a community of people interested in discussing these issues and developing helpful materials.
- Children Online: Offers a variety of presentations and programs for schools, students and parents, on subjects such as online safety issues and solutions, and online harassment. Also offers short safety video excerpts for download.
- Children's Internet Protection Act: A new bill (S.97, 19 January 1999) before the US Congress to require schools to introduce filtering software to school computers.
- Children's Safe Internet: Protected internet software for all ages, comprising controlled access browser, safe search engine and game -styled interface. Monthly fee based
- CleanMyMailbox: Service providing web-based parental control of the email coming into children's mailboxes.
- Content Purity: Free online parental control software to check computer for objectionable content.
- CyberAngels: Comprehensive `resource` focusing on Internet Safety matters. Offers guidance for parents, and provides information and solutions to common internet safety issues.
- CyberCop Guide: A downloadable ebook about Internet child saftey. Written by an actual police detective, it teaches what parents can do to protect their children from becoming a victim or from victimizing others while on the Internet.
- Enough Is Enough: Substantial `resource` related to making the internet a safer place for children. Contains information, reports, articles, and useful links.
- Family Edge - Parents Page: Offers parents information about online internet safety and education technology help - a database driven site with a large amount original content.
- Family Guardian: Provides filtered web access. By installing a client on the user's computer and redirecting all traffic through the FamGuard servers, the content is analyzed and filtered or blocked before delivery.
- Family Internet: Resources and tips to keep your family safe. From About.com.
- FreedomISP Foundation: Child advocacy organization, initiating education programs for parents.
- Frequently Asked Questions on Complying With The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Crucial legal, technical, and strategic information about the Children's Internet Protection Act.
- GetNetWise.org: A public service brought by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help insure that families have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences.
- Hyperdyne Software: Snitch uses smart algorithms to detect obscene images, movies, and inappropriate internet activity.
- IM-Protector: Software for monitoring children's instant messaging usage on services such as Yahoo, AOL and MSN.
- Internet Filters.net: A list of internet filtering products and comparison data for parents and teachers.
- KIKS - Keeping Internet Kids Safe: A small collection of articles about online safety topics, as well as some links, and newsletter archives.
- Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet: Companion site to the book 'Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet'. Easy-to-understand guide shows parents how to protect their kids from pedophiles, pornography, pop-ups, viruses and spyware.
- Kid Innovation: Razzul is a kid-friendly browser, offering access to pre-approved sites and spam-free email. Parents can also review their child's internet usage and communications.
- Kid Safe Mail: Child safe email experience without spam, pornography or viruses.
- Kid Smart: Practical online safety advice for teachers and parents, with lesson plans, online activities and resources.
- KidDefense.org: Police officers providing online safety information for children and parents. Includes details of baiting techniques used by online predators.
- KidMail: Filtered email service, offering graphical mail tools for youngsters. Parents have control over incoming messages, mail from unknown senders can be quarantined.
- KidRocket: Kid-safe web browser works by limiting access to just a small collection of hand-picked educational and fun sites. Simple but effective, offered as freeware.
- KidSplorer: Web browser protecting kids by only allowing access to pre-approved sites, offers additional parental control such as scheduled access times.
- Kidz Privacy: Educates kids, parents, and businesses about the privacy rights of children online. Site provided by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
- KinderMail: Software solution to protect your child from unsolicited, offensive email.
- KinderStart: Filtered email accounts which prevent profanity in email messages.
- Max: Provides a service to filter a range of online activities including web, chat, email, instant messaging and file-sharing.
- Moms And Dads: Offers integrated web suite for children including web browser, talking email and talking chat. Limits browsing access to known "kid safe" sites.
- Mothers Of America: Offers information, links to software, and resources to help parents keep children safe on the Internet.
- Msqf WebGuardian: Internet chatroom monitoring software, helps to protect your children when chatting with Yahoo, MSN, AOL, ICQ and mIRC.
- Net Family News: A weekly electronic news service to inform and educate parents, families and caregivers of children who spend time online.
- NetAlert: NetAlert's objective is to promote a safer Internet experience, particularly for young people and their families. An independent community advisory body established in late 1999 by the Australian government.
- NetProtector: Hardware solution designed to prevent modem access to the internet when parental supervision is not possible, by means of a key-lockable switch.
- NetSafeKids: Companion site of The National Academies report, "Youth, Pornography, and the Internet".
- NetSmartz: Educational `resource` from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Discusses various internet safety topics.
- Operation SafetyNet: The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force provides information to help protect families from the dangers of Internet child sexual exploitation.
- Parenthood Web: Child Safety on the Information Superhighway
- Prevent Kids From Using the Computer at Night: Overview of methods & recommendations for preventing kids from using the computer at night unsupervised.
- ProtectKids.org: Provides cases, statistics, and solutions dealing with dangers to children on the Internet.
- PsychPage Family Resources: Links to several software products aimed at protecting children online, and blocking objectionable web sites. Includes a few links to larger related sites.
- Safe Surfin' Central: Site dedicated to educating children of all ages and parents in the processes of safe Internet usage.
- SafeKids: Contains information about the dangers of children using the internet. Rules, advice, and tips relating to child security and the web.
- SafeTeens.Com: A guide to teen safety on the Internet.
- SaferNet Roadshow: Aims to provide awareness and education through community events in the UK and Europe.
- Saferinternet: European project aiming to promote safer use of the internet, including resources and activities for parents and kids in a variety of European languages.
- SoftEyes: Monitor and limit computer use by a schedule. See everything, web, e-mail, chat, and instant messages both on and off the Internet.
- SurfBuddies: SurfBuddies offers Child Safe internet access products. SurfBuddes' products are designed with total child internet safety in mind.
- Surfing Safely for Children: Page of hints and tips concerning safe internet usage for children, including pointers for parents.
- Taking Care on the Net: Advice for schools on child safety on the internet, and acceptable use policies.
- Technology Inventory: Teaches parents what tools are available for choosing and filtering online content for their children.
- The Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents and Kids: An introduction to the internet with an emphasis on child safety.
- The Police Notebook: A law enforcement site promoting safety and crime prevention for kids.
- The Safer Internet: Frozen site of the European Union's The Safer Internet Exchange project. News, press releases and links concerning Internet safety.
- Web Wise Kids: Teaching children how to make their online experience safe, using an educational CD-Rom game.
- WiredKids, Online Safety For Kids and Teens: A variety of online safety information, as well as online & offline projects involving organizations like Disney. Aimed at both adults and children.
- Wise Kids: Works with communities, libraries, youth organisations, local education authorities, schools and businesses throughout Wales and elsewhere, to raise awareness of positive and safe Internet use.
- ZKid Network: Provides a child-safe web-browsing experience, including a list of pre-approved sites, filtered chat, and fun interactive characters. Also offering a separate Christian-based version.
- ZooBuh: Email service for families, with a range of parental control features.
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