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Promoting Online Safety: The Home-School Partnership


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Online Users Warned About "Porn-Napping"

School leaders have been advised to be on the lookout for "cyber-squatters" who have reclaimed Internet domains that have been abandoned by legitimate groups, including some in the education area. Among the Web sites whose domains are being used in this way are sites previously operated by the 21st Century Teacher Network and the Nebraska Department of Education.

The Online Internet Institute has created a URL to encourage Internet users to report this practice when they encounter it, so that users can be alerted and the sites blocked and filtered, if users choose to do so. See oii.org/html/porn-napping.html for details.

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