Katie.com - Katherine Tarbox
Katie first "met" 23-year-old Mark in a chat room on American Online.
She was only 13, yet Mark recognised her as someone mature for her age.
They arranged to meet at a swimming gala, but "Mark" turned out to be Frank,
a 41-year-old paedophile. This is Katie's story.
to Protecting Children in Cyberspace - Parry Aftab
This text gives a step-by-step guide on how to let your children enjoy
the benefits of the Internet, while avoiding its perils. It alerts parents
to the possible dangers and provides practical tips on how to prevent children
from being harmed. The text addresses such topics as cyber porn, cyber
stalkers, chat rooms, and sites that promote violent fantasy role-playing,
suggesting ways of preventing children gaining access. In a special section
on British Internet related law, the author suggests where to go for advice
and what to do if things go wrong.