by Kenneth Nemire, PhD., CPE
The Internet can be a wonderful tool for your child. It's a great way to search for information and to communicate with people all over the world. Many children prefer email, instant messaging, and chat rooms to the telephone for talking with each other.
The power and flexibility of the Internet can also be abused. While there are many online sources of problems, such as receiving unwanted email, this article will focus primarily on helping to keep your child safe from online sexual predators.