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Promoting Online Safety: The Home-School Partnership

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House Government Reform Committee Issues Report on Internet File Sharing

The U.S. House Government Reform Committee's Special Investigations Division issued a report on July 27 designed to alert parents that children can bypass some filtering products by using file-sharing programs similar to Napster to download pornographic materials. Most school districts, could, if they chose, block the downloading of files such as these through the controls they implement at their firewall.

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