Child Safety Online - Key Issues

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As access to internet via various gadgets has become part of our lives, it has made our children susceptible to cyber crimes. With easy access, childen at a fast pace are getting exposed to pornography, obscene games, information theft, cyber bullying, to getting lured to meeting a stranger.

With this post, we want you to list every issue related to the subject. Below is some additional information from a recent study on the subject.

According to the latest Norton Report, one in three Indian parents believe their child will be a victim of online bullying. Few other revelations from this report were:

1. 57% of Indian parents think children's online activities make the whole family vulnerable

2. 54% worry kids will give too much personal information to strangers and 57% think their kids will be lured into meeting a stranger in the outside world.

3. 51% parents fear that what their children will post today will come back to haunt them in the future.

4. Three in five Indian parents report their child has experienced a form of online crime. more  

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It is the duty of parents to educate their children. Let them concentrate more on games more  
How to proctor is the one that we need to ideate in this forum. more  
Digital world is spoiling the minds of younger gen for sure. It is not just the internet but mobile and TV included. I feel that the usage should be proctored by parents/elders. Restricting will only make them find ways to hide. By proctoring the usage, they will be confined to use for good purpose. more  
Teach kids to surf the internet safely and securely. Always monitor internet activities of our kids and ensure parental controls. Never allow kids to surf matrimonial sites or red light zones on the web. Trust kids to follow your direction, but don't do so blindly. Kids will always test their boundaries. more  
The facts shared by Sri Geethaprasad BM were shared even earlier by him and many interested participants those happen to see the different but related posts . Governments have to take further interest since there already started some realization in the T.V.Channel managements correcting the issues at their end just an example that I had observed in the absolute reduction of indecent scenes from the ODD ADD played for underwares . more  
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