This just in: The revision of the FTC’s free guide, Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online, is hot off the press. The booklet has updated tips for parents, teachers, and other adults to use when talking with kids about online safety and digital citizenship.
So what’s new? The guide reflects changes in the online space since it came out in 2009. Among other timely and important issues, you can find tips on:
The booklet also includes information about the recent changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the rights and choices parents have in protecting their kids’ privacy online. And, of course, the guide covers key issues like cyberbullying, sexting, phishing, and computer security.
Net Cetera has topped the Best Seller list at the FTC for years. More than 9.3 million copies of the original version of the booklet were distributed in just over two years, making it one of our most-requested publications.
Order free copies of Net Cetera from the FTC’s bulk order site. Use them at the kitchen table, the all-purpose room at school, even at your local library. Find ideas on how to spread the word about Net Cetera and kids’ online safety, and make a difference this Data Privacy Day!