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How Do Kids Find Pornography Websites and How Can You Stop Them?

Generally speaking, kids find pornography websites on the Internet the same way adults do…they look for them.  Porn websites are actually hard to accidentally trip over nowadays thanks to search engine filtering that no longer allows them to pass themselves off as something else in the search results.  How Kids Find Porn Online and How to prevent it

Sure, a non-porn site could have given up its old domain name for a newer, better one, and had the old one bought up by a porn site.  That definitely does happen.  But the simplest answer is generally the right one…the kid didn’t accidentally go to the porn site.

Granted, should a kid go to a somewhat shady site, such as a warez site…where people go to try to download software illegally to avoid paying for it…he will very likely come across porn sites, links and banner ads because that’s how many of those site owners make their money.  Being curious, he may very well click on that link or ad.

And, having done so, even if he closes the window, he may be faced with another porn site after another after another.  Yes, even with a pop-up blocker.

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How to Know if Your Child is at Risk from Online Activities

All children can be at risk from online activities if they aren’t taught the do’s and don’ts of appropriate Internet usage and if you, their parent, don’t take the time to talk with them about the dangers.  The trick is to make sure that you minimize the risks for your child while allowing them access to the opportunities the Internet has to offer.teen-girl-on-computer.jpg

Children can be fascinated by a variety of things available on the Internet.  Online games.  Chat rooms.  Social networking sites.  Special interest sites.  Where it starts to go wrong is if the Internet starts becoming the most important thing to your child.

If your child starts spending all their spare moments online or, worse, is online when they should be doing other things like homework or going to bed, you will have to put your foot down.  The Internet is an adjunct to, not a replacement for, real life.  Should they become irritable or angry, you need to limit their Internet access, whether or not they like it.  After all, you’re the parent.

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Family Keylogger Software: How to Monitor Your Children’s Internet Activities

Using Keyloggers to Protect Your Children OnlineUsing Keyloggers to Protect Your Children OnlineAs a parent, you want to protect your children from anything that may cause them harm. You want to monitor their every move in order for you to stop anything that may look dangerous before something bad happens to them.

HUsing Keyloggers to Protect Your Children Onlineowever, you have to remember that you are not always there for your children and there is no way that you can monitor your children’s activities 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Adding to this fact is that even when your children are home, they are not safe from harm.

Because of the internet, even the home is now considered to be a much dangerous place for children. Although it is a fact that the internet is one of the most useful tools available today, it is a place where it is very dangerous for children. In fact, it can even be more dangerous than the real world as anyone online can talk to your children.

You have to consider the fact that criminals also use the internet to find their victims. Because of this technology, you will let some stranger virtually walk inside your home and talk to your children without you knowing about it.
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