I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
The typical online child sex predator is not a person posing on a social-networking site as a teenager, claims a new study, but rather an adult who identifies him- or herself as such and plainly states a desire for a sexual encounter with a minor.
Their victims tend to be youths who believe they are in love with their suitors rather than teens duped into thinking the predator is another teen, according to a study by the Crimes Against Children Research Center in New Hampshire.
"The great majority of cases we have seen involved young teenagers, mostly 13-, 14-, 15-year-old girls who are targeted by adults on the Internet who are straightforward about being interested in sex," said Janis Wolak of the CACRC.
As will be my plan for my daughter, (she is only 22 months) when she starts using a computer, she will follow rules. Parents please understand even if they are your children, kids are kids, they will be tempted to look at inappropriate websites.
No computer in the child’s room, this includes laptops.
Screen and computer will be in plain view in common area
Computer may be monitored including IMing and email
No computer use when a parent is not home
Computer will be setup with user profiles and child’s profile will not be administrator
No installed software without parent’s approval
No personal information will be posted without parent’s approval this includes facebook, myspace or any other such sites
I will be as active as I have to be!
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