Thursday, February 23, 2006

Teens show risky online behavior

Chat, blog, group, and forum web sites attract teens, hungering for contact. Unfortunately, some of that contact is evil disguised. And in seconds an evil person can discover a lot of personal data about them -- if they have filled out a lot of information in their profile, for example. Such areas can be a criminal's dream. Worse, some teens don't seem to think through the consequences of online flirting (or worse) with strangers.

An attorney and child advocate runs, which tries to arm parents with information.

Read the full USA Today article »

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