Welcome to the Net Family Newsletter, published in partnership with SafeKids.com and Childnet International. This is an index to issues of our weekly newsletter for 2004 only. To subscribe, click here. For previous years, see complete archives of 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, and an index of this newsletter's predecessor, the monthly newsletter we published in 1997 and '98 as The Sage Letter (please be advised that some of the source links in previous years' issues have expired).
March 26 Beware sports trips - Det. Williams's Tip No. 7; Web red-light district in the works; Euro parents on Net risks to kids; More RIAA lawsuits; Kids teach parents piracy; Spam eats into email trust; People lie less online?; Cyberstalking a crime in WA.... March 19 'Check out summer camps' Internet policies' - Det. Williams's Tip No. 6; Kids' cell-phone safety; 'Chatnannies'; 4 new worms; 75% of US connected; Phatbot virus+; US on e-gambling; 'Mamma' search; New local Google; Breaking up virtually.... March 12 Kid's-eye-view of parents' Net restrictions; 'Parents, know your kids' screen names' - Det. Williams's Tip No. 5; EC's $61m for Net safety; Spam suits; Alcohol sites & kids; US/UK to fight violent sex sites; IM security; Web's personality tests.... March 5 'Don't let your kids have your master screen name' - Tip No. 4; Dot-kids - sloooow start; COPA back at Supreme Court; Web, the people's medium; Filtering spam; Getting 'spimmed'; Net plagiarism; Trash-talking code writers; File-sharing foil.... February 27 'What your child is doing at that computer may not always be homework!' - Tip No. 3; 'Compensated dating' in Japan; Global anti-child porn raids; How Google changed our lives; Push-button PC backup; 24-hour P2P protest; 'Game studies'.... February 20 Det. Bob Williams's basic Net safety Tip No. 2; A subscriber on her family's P2P policy; RIAA sues 531 file-sharers; Mom sues back; Beware 'T' video game rating; IM 'virus'; Porn on cell phones; Good video cam for teens?; File-sharing anonymity.... February 13 Basic Net safety at home - tips from Det. Bob Williams; Digital ID for kids?; 'Stranger danger' & UK's youngest chatters; Virus protection for 'cheapskates'; 'MyDoom' to 'DoomJuice'; Apply the new critical patch; Whitehouse.com for sale; 99-cent silence.... February 6 The growing 'cyberbullying' problem; J & J's Super Bowl stunt; What's known about MyDoom writer; AOL's new teen service; Milestone P2P case; Porn on kids' cell phones; UK teen hacker spotlights US vulnerability; Charter virtual schools.... January 30 Bigger picture on file-sharing; The nightmarish MyDoom; Virus alerts from US gov; US's new porn spam rule; P2P companies: 'Can't block porn'; School laptops for better writers?; Teen political pundit/blogger; eBay sellers need to spell well.... January 23 Teen subscriber: 'kids *like* file-sharing risks'!; UK mobile phone cos. nix porn for kids; Cybercafe curb for Tokyo teens?; Spam filters' downside; Euro kids prefer Net games to music; Child-pornographer flypaper?; How to beat email scams.... January 16 A tech-literate dad on file-sharing; Teens' blog life; Blogs & politics; Net use in 14 countries; Canada's online-safety program; Cell-phone monitoring for parents; Yahoo IM security; The Net and child porn; Parent-school digital divide.... January 9 IM risks & tips for parents; Instant parent-child messages; One family's no-pirated music rule; File-sharing's down; Teaching kids media literacy; Move over, browser; Spam still flows; More trouble for Grand Theft Auto; VoIP's hot for '04....
The Net Family Newsletter is produced weekly by editor and parent Anne Collier. The newsletter is intended to keep fellow parents and all supporters of online kids informed of the latest child-relevant developments concerning the Internet and related technologies. It is distributed via email, as well as on this Web site. Subscribe now (just below) and find out what's affecting the Web-users at your house and school. Thanks!
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