Children and the Internet: A Global Guide for Lawyers and Parents
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The future is digital, centered on the Internet. Today's children must fully embrace the capabilities offered by the many technologies and services available on the Internet. But in doing so, children become exposed to significant risks. So parents, schools, organizations, and lawyers must understand these risks and how to safeguard children's experiences online. The Internet is both dynamic and global, requiring assessment of current and emerging risks and local and global laws.
This important new book provides a practical and comprehensive approach to the experiences of children online, including the risks they encounter as active and passive participants with the Internet. It includes methodologies for analyzing national and international laws, best practices for assessing and treating the online risks to children and parents, and advice on how to get started. In short, it is a complete methodology for lawyers, parents, schools, and organizations interacting with children. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone concerned about children--their own or others--using the Internet.