Links & resources

Organizations & Agencies

people working together

WiredSafety.org
Parry Aftab's volunteer organization providing help with any issue that impacts the safety and well-being of children, tweens and teens online.

StopCyberbullying.org
An organization offering help and information to teens, parents, educators and law enforcement.

NetSmartz.org
A workshop and educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to be safer on the Internet.

NetSmartzKids.org
An offshoot of NetSmartz featuring interactive games and activities for young children.

OnGuard Online
"Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information."

i-SAFE
"The worldwide leader in Internet safety education. Founded in 1998 and endorsed by the U.S. Congress, i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere."

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
"Help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them."

Video

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IKeepSafe.org video tutorials

OnGuard Online

Information

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Removing content from Topix.com (PDF)

Child and Teen Safety on the Internet

Internet Safety Quiz for Adults

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
The IC3 serves as a clearing house and repository for complaints from industry and private citizens in regard to Internet Cyber Crimes.  These complaints are collected, correlated, and distributed to local, state, and federal law enforcement partners for investigation and prosecution.

National Sex Offender Public Registry
Search by name, zip code, and state. The site is one-stop access to registries from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Comprehensive information on the juvenile justice system, juvenile crime, violence and victimization.

Why are kids still surfing in the bedroom?
An MSNBC blogger asks important questions about kids' Internet safety.

To Catch a Predator
Dateline NBC's hidden camera investigations of online predators.

A Parent's Guide to Social Networking
The Idaho Office of the Attorney General has given us permission to link to this excellent booklet. According to their web site, the guide "discusses social networking websites such as MySpace.com and Facebook.com. It describes the nature and content of social networking websites and the risks of unsupervised use of these sites by young people. The booklet also describes how parents can determine if their children are using social networking websites, how to discuss social networking websites with their children and how to delete a social networking website account."