by Kristen A. Jenson (originally published on Net Nanny’s blog, The Nanny Notes as Internet Safety: The Biggest Mistake (Smart) Parents Make)
A little girl goes to a friend’s home to play. Instead of playing with dolls, the two girls hide away in the closet and watch hard-core porn on the family’s iPad.
Is the fact that the iPad was not password-protected the biggest mistake her parents made?
Smart parents understand that the Internet is a dangerous place for kids. To protect their children’s developing minds, they install filters on their computers and password protect mobile devices. They may even reach out to other parents to make sure they are doing the same.
Their biggest mistake? To think they’ve done enough.
So if a parent has already installed Internet filters, what else can they do to protect their kids? The answer: Teach them to install their own
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