Republicans Advance "Suburban Agenda" at Forum Detailing Dangers Posed to Kids Online

December 2006
ILA Reporter;Dec2006, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p28
The article discusses ongoing efforts by the High Tech Crime Bureau of Illinois in assessing the extent of online harassment to children and developing strategies to counter the same. The Bureau has discovered that children face serious risks from online predators while posting profiles on social networking websites and chatting online with complete strangers. It is suggested that there is an urgent need of parent monitoring in addition to adequate legislative provisions to counter the threat.


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