Protect your kids from the internet

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Protect your kids from the internet.

January 27, 2006

        The door of your house prevents certain intruders but is only the minimum safety apparatus from preventing your children. Even though your door may look impenetrable, in fact your house is still wide open. The internet has recently become a source of intruding to the house and reaching deeply in to the children.

With 68.1% of the inhabitants in North America having internet access, yet the growth of internet usage in North America from the year 2000 was approximately 108.9%. Even though this is an extremely low growth compared to the 182.0% growth globally, the penetration was almost six times more than the world total. Therefore it can be concluded that internet is becoming a globally accessible source if it is not already widely spread already.

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The internet definitely provides the people with a much wider and larger range of information which could be easily gathered and connects everyone around the world. Internet encyclopedias, online dictionaries, and other reference books are mostly available online which has not only enabled us to reduce those bulky books, they have also become easier to search.

Often, teenagers are referred to the computer generation since it has become a necessity in the modern home. As this may indicate, the teenagers are mostly the ones who are surfing on the internet. The problem is that to many teenagers aren’t quite ...

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