Office of the State's Attorney

Worcester County, Maryland

Internet Safety Tips for Parents

  • Talk to your children about their internet and cell phone use.
  • Monitor and filter application on your computer and their cell phone.
  • Set reasonable rules and guidelines for the use of the computer.
  • Encourage your child to come to you or a trusted adult when they see anything on the computer that bothers them.
  • Explain the importance of not giving out personal information on the web.

Sites for teaching children internet safety

www.netsmartz.org www.safekids.com

Resources for parents to learn to control internet usage

https://www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/parent-resources/ http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide https://www.commonsensemedia.org/privacy-and-internet-safety

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