Be very careful
when on the Internet. People
online may not be who they say they are.
Never give out
your real name, any personal information (like your age or where you
live) when youíre in a public chat room, on an electronic bulletin
board or in your E-mail messages.
Make up fun
nicknames when you are online.
Never call anyone you meet on the Internet.
anyone you donít know a picture of yourself.
to messages or bulletin board items that are rude, mean or
threatening, and make sure you tell an adult if you get a message like
Make sure you
never give out any passwords. People
who work for the Internet will never ask for passwords.
everything you read or see on the Internet may not be true.
anyone pressure you into doing something you feel uncomfortable doing.
Never enter an
area on the Internet that charges for services without asking
permission from a responsible adult first.
Never arrange a
face-to-face meeting with any other computer user without getting a
rules for using the Internet with your parents.
They might put restrictions on the computer to help protect