Online Safety

Tutorial on Installing Safe Families Free Internet Filtering Software

How to Install Safe Families Free Internet Filtering Software

Flash Video Tutorial :: click here

(Windows XP users should see Step 3 before beginning installation.)

1. Installing from the Internet:

a. Go to the Safe Families home page. Under the "free software" heading, enter your email address and click "Download."

Pastors and Pornography: Special Considerations

Pastors and Pornography: Special Considerations

How are pastors uniquely tempted?

Guidelines on MySpace and Other Social Networking Sites

Online Safety on MySpace and Other Social Networking Sites

Safety Tips for Social Networking

Internet Filter and Parental Control Software Reviews

Internet Filter and Parental Control Software Reviews

Free TechMission Safe Families We-Blocker Internet Filtering and Parental Controls Software

TechMission provides free Internet Filtering Software and Parental Controls to help protect children online. You can download the software by entering your E-mail address below.

Safety Rules for Parents and Guardians

Safety Steps and Rules for Online Safety for Parents to Protect their Children

  1. Install an Internet filter (see our Internet filtering reviews and recommendations). If the software allows for different settings for each user, we recommend blocking all chat rooms for children under 16.

Internet/Web Filtering Software

Internet/Web Filtering Software Resource Sheet

 

Internet filtering software helps protect those using your computers from going to websites that may contain information that could be damaging, such as pornography. The following resource is provided by the AC4 to help you provide proper protection for those using your computers. There are five main options to consider, as listed below.

How Pornography Harms Children

(Excerpted in part from Kids Online: Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace by Donna Rice Hughes. ©Copyright 2001 Donna Rice Hughes. Request permission (protectkids.com/permission.htm) if you wish to reprint or post.)

Books on Online Safety, Pornography, and Recovery

On online safety for children.

The Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace
by Dr. Parry Aftab

This no-nonsense guide for keeping kids protected and informed on the Internet is an essential book for any family with a home computer.

Kids Online by Donna Rice Hughes

This is a powerful tool for parents to safeguard their children’s safety while using the Internet. Offers hope and help to parents with simple step-by-step directions.

Youth, Pornography and the Internet
by National Research Council

Links to Relevant Organizations

On Online Safety for Children

TechMission Safe Familiessafefamilies.techmission.org

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