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(Disclaimer: I don't have any kids. Take pity on my free time, long undisturbed nights, and disposable income! Big Grin | :-D )


Tools are an important part of your protection strategy, but nothing is infallible. There are plenty of dangers on the Interwebz that won't get picked up by any tools.

Whilst it's impractical to personally monitor your children all the time, it's probably a good idea to keep their computer in a "public" part of the house, with the screen visible to other members of the family as they pass. That way, you at least stand a chance of spotting the warning signs if anything untoward is going on.

I'm sure you've already done this, but it's important to let your children know that if they ever encounter something that makes them feel uncomfortable, they should talk to a parent / guardian / teacher, and that they won't get into trouble by asking you for help.

And make sure they know never to give out any personal details, and never to share any pictures or videos with anyone - or at the very least, anyone they don't know and trust IRL.

And that, no, Justin Bieber / Wotsisface-out-of-Wand-Erection / «insert-latest-tweenybobber-pop-star-here» isn't going to start talking to them online. If anyone claims to be a celebrity to try to start a conversation, don't respond in any way, and tell a suitable adult ASAP. Unsure | :~
'Justin Bieber impostor' on 931 child sex-related charges - BBC News[^]


As I say, probably all things you've already thought of and handled, but worth reiterating just in case.



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