FACT – Tips for Children

Here are some important points you kids should keep in mind while surfing the internet. Never give out personal information Personal information includes your name, the names of friends or family, your address, phone number, school name. It also includes pictures of yourself and your e-mail address.   Don’t believe everything you read You can’t…

FACT – Guidelines for parents

Here are a few guidelines that every parent should follow to ensure your child’s safety online. Do not rely on a program to do your job! Filtering and blocking programs can be a part of your Internet safety plan at home, but they don’t take the place of a caring and concerned parent. Be Proactive…

FACT – Online Risks that Children Face

Exposure to Inappropriate Material Due to the free availability of information on the Internet, a major risk that a child may be exposed to is inappropriate material, sexual, hateful, or violent in nature, or encourages activities that are dangerous or illegal. Gambling and Other unsuitable behaviour Online gambling sites are flooding the Internet. It is…

FACT – Freedom from Abuse of Children through Technology

Some Recent Incidents in India A ‘15 year old girl’ courts a 16 year old boy through a popular Internet chat website. The boy runs away from home to Mumbai only to find out that the ‘girl was in fact a 30 year old man. The man sexually abuses the boy, steals his money and…