Child Safety - What is more
Kidshield is packed with useful information and advice, we've
reviewed the latest child safety
software packages to help you decide which one is best for you.
Our focus for 2008 is to help to dramatically reduce the number
of children surfing online without online filters installed, and
increase awareness amongst parents of the simple steps they can take
to make their children safe online.
Who is watching your kids when they are online?
Kidshield have partnered with Net Nanny to offer you a FREE 14 day trial. Simply download and check out the great features.
"1 in 5 children aged 10 to 17 have received a sexual solicitation over the Internet." Net Nanny is a powerful, yet simple to install parental control solution that helps parents protect their children and monitor their Internet use. More than an Internet Filter, it is peace of mind.
Offenders in your area. Read the UK Mappa 2007 Annual
Report - find the number of sex offenders living in your area.
What really does go on?
communicate with each other and with unsuspecting children
every minute of every day. Don't fool yourself into
thinking that this is a problem for other people to worry
about, if your child is surfing the net then you need to get
smart, before someone else educates your child on your
Read this extract from a
paedophile communicating online with his like-minded
friends, kindly provided by Perverted Justice.com
Keech is a pedophile who has been a member of the BLISS
forums since June 2002.
He has made note that he prefers little boys with blonde
hair and green eyes. He lives in the UK and has posted about
taking on a work placement through school in which he works
with children (an unpaid position).
Extract from Keech chat:
... I have seen great cuteness at the placement venue when I went yesterday and I think it's too good to turn down (indeed I went in and the kids started asking who I was!) so I shall accept it for a few weeks and see how it goes... I only waited four months for the police check and good things come to those who wait....
Never done this sort of thing before but its kinda like eating sprouts - how do you know you hate sprouts if you don't try them? Thus, how do I know I'm not going to like working in an After School Club if I don't actually work there?
I feel lucky and happy. Getting home at twenty to eight in the evening may well be one of the downers but think of the boys. Keech....
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then you should be. Educate
yourself and then your children,
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Internet is a fantastic educational tool that your children should
be encouraged to use to its full potential, but whilst they are
still children they need to be protected from its darker side.
Soldier convicted of plotting kidnappings online
Feb 20 2008
A soldier used internet chat rooms in a bid
to orchestrate an arm's length kidnapping of
young children whom he planned to drug and
sexually assault, a jury heard today.
Kenneth Gardner, 29, of Resolven, Neath,
South Wales, used a Swansea cyber cafe called
Cross Fire allegedly to advertise his kidnap
service on the web.
Read the full story
Nearly a third of young people have received unwanted sexual
comment online or by text.
Just 7% of parents know their child has been
subjected to such material. 4.2 million websites contain indecent images 100,000 websites contain indecent images of
Children and young people often place themselves at risk online by
engaging in risky, cybersexual behaviour. These situations could
have been prevented if young users had been sufficiently empowered
to stay in control of their personal information online or recognise
and take steps to protect themselves from risky engagement with
suspicious contacts. Source:
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The Internet Watch Foundation
indicates that the USA and Russia between them appear to host the
majority of illegal child images.
How the US manages it's sex offenders.
Are your children's photographs safe on
Nannies, Au Pairs and your children's
Child Tracking Tools
Sex Offenders Register
How does it work? Do it's powers reach far
EU Guidelines to Prevent Sex Offenders from
working with children.
Your children's safety on holiday.
Read the Australian report
The opinion of Downing Street on
paedophiles in your community
Child Sex Tourism.
Each year, more than one million
children are exploited in the global commercial sex trade.
NSPCC Briefing on sexual abuse.
Paedophile Ring uncovered in the UK
How great is the danger
of “playing out” in an unsupervised public place?