Filtering Your Internet https://vimeo.com/4683357 Presentation/Discussion about Filtering Your Internet ... at Tokyo Barcamp 2009 (May)
TimesUpKidz - Limit Computer Time http://www.timesupkidz.com Simple and effective software that lets parents choose how much and when their kids use the computer. Gives kids audible reminders, like "5 minutes left", and logs them off when their time is over.
OpenDNS https://www.opendns.com/ Free yourself of DNS-related Internet outages with our zero-downtime global network. Eliminate DNS as a problem source on your network. Using OpenDNS means fewer support calls and headaches, letting you focus on more important issues.
ComputerTime http://www.softwaretime.com/ ComputerTime is parental-control software that lets parents set limits on the amount of time and the time-of-day when their children can use the computer.
SoftwareTime believes that the computer is an amazing tool for children, both for educational and social purposes.
You no longer have to keep track of the time your children spend on the computer. ComputerTime does that for you! It takes just a few minutes to set limits for each child.
Free trial ... then US$40
Peacefire (USA) http://www.peacefire.org/ Peacefire.org was created in August 1996 to represent the interests of people under 18 in the debate over freedom of speech on the Internet.
Peacefire is a "people for young people's freedom of speech" organization, not a "young people for freedom of speech" organization. In other words, you can join at any age if you are against censorship for students and people under 18 in general. Peacefire used to be more of a "teens only" group, but we realized that there was no point in excluding what any potential members had to offer, simply based on their age.
In October 1998, we added pages to Peacefire.org about how to disable the different censorware programs.
Advice to get around your blocking software .....
Stop Internet Blocking in Schools (Flash animation) https://www.eff.org/ Stop Internet Blocking in Schools (Flash animation)
Internet Blocking in Public Schools https://www.eff.org/node/67552 Internet Blocking in Public Schools - A Study on Internet Access in Educational Institutions
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Online Policy Group (OPG) have cooperated to study and analyze the accessibility on the web of information related to state-mandated curriculum topics within public schools that operate Internet blocking software. This study measures the extent to which blocking software impedes the educational process by restricting access to web pages relevant to the required curriculum.
Software to beat the great firewall of China http://news.cnet.com/2100-1028-997101.html The news and propaganda wing behind the U.S. government's Voice of America broadcasts has commissioned software that lets Chinese Web surfers sneak around the boundaries set by their government.
The software enables PC users running Microsoft's Windows XP or 2000 operating systems to set up a simple version of what's known as a circumvention Web server, or a computer that essentially digs a tunnel under a firewall set up by a government, corporation, school or other organization.
Campaign to protect children using internet https://www2.gov.scot/News/Releases/2002/01/876 A UK-wide advertising campaign to protect children using the Internet was launched in Jan 2002.
Cathy Jamieson, Minister for Education and Young People, said that the second phase of the campaign - ‘know the net’ - would target young teenagers directly through radio and cinema adverts and information in the teenage press.
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KidSmart : internet safety education programme https://www.childnet.com/resources/looking-for-kidsmart KidSmart : internet safety education programme
KidSmart is a new internet safety education programme run through schools, targeting pupils, teachers and parents.
The scheme is run by Childnet, the leading children's Internet charity, and has been launched to coincide with the Government's Home Office wiseuptothenet initiative.
The aim of KidSmart is to help all of us - parents, teachers and young people - to stay safe online and get the most out of the Internet.
On this site you will find:
Simple tips for staying safe online.
A great directory of positive websites.
Worksheets, posters and fun classroom activities.
Links to websites with further information and resources.
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The Police Notebook: Safety on the Internet http://www.ou.edu/oupd/inetmenu.htm Tips & Tools for Parents: Keeping Kids Safe Online | Is Your Child "Wired" Yet? | Notes, Advice, and Warnings for Parents and Kids | KID SAFETY on the Internet | Romance on the Internet | Computer Virus Hoaxes | E-Mail Chain Letters | Dealing with SPAM | Know Your Online-Shopping Rights | E-Mail Chain Letters |
Childnet International http://www.childnet.com/ Childnet International exists to make sure that the Internet becomes a great place for children and that their interests are promoted and protected. As a non-profit organisation set up in 1995, we have been working behind the scenes around the world with very many partners in different sectors.
. On this website you can read about the research we have undertaken (see "Netaware" programme) our public awareness work (see Chat Danger and Netbenefit ) as well as the strategic INHOPE work we have established among Hotlines across Europe improving the way that child pornography is reported and effectively tackled.
Mail Blocking Comes to Schools http://fno.org/mar01/censorship.html Is it ever acceptable for network managers working for state governments or schools to filter large blocks of e-mail addresses without giving due process, without notifying the people blocked, without evidence of wrong doing and without careful targetting?
SafeKids http://www.safekids.com/ A complete safe-surfing kit and collection of information for parents. This site lays out the rules, the risks, the products and the issues." Welcome to SafeKids.Com where you'll find tips, advice and suggestions to make your family's online experience fun and productive!
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE HateFilter™ http://www.adl.org/ ... a unique product that helps parents to make sure that messages of hate and bigotry on the Internet do not reach their children. It is a software product designed to act as a gatekeeper. It protects children by blocking access to World Wide Web sites of individuals or groups that, in the judgment of the Anti-Defamation League, advocate hatred, bigotry or even violence towards Jews or other groups on the basis of their religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or other immutable characteristics.