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Net safety

Thursday 15 May 2003

The internet has made the world a much smaller place, and most of us would be fairly stranded without it. But since its advent, the 'net has also been a bit of a breeding ground for sleaziness. Without much in the way of laws and regulations, it's rife with porn and all sorts of dodginess.

More info about net safety from the WWW

Here in NZ, a group of sponsors including the Ministry of Education and Microsoft got together to start a group called Netsafe , which looks at different ways of controlling access to websites and provides a special Net Safety kit for schools.

The Department of Internal Affairs has a lot of online resources about Censorship and the Internet .