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Acceptable Use Policies

 http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=1764

November 1, 2000. David A. Splitt. Ethics and Law -- "Acceptable-use policies are useless unless strictly enforced." Published online in eSchool News Online.
http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=2755
July 1, 2001. David A. Splitt. "Back up your filtering with an airtight AUP." Published online in eSchool News Online. 
http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=2150
January 1, 2001. "Five Keys to Supporting an Acceptable Use Policy."
abstracted from "Setting Standards for Acceptable Use" by Jerry Crystal, Cherie A. Geide, and Judy Salpeter Technology & Learning, November 2000, p. 24. Published online in eSchool News Online. 
http://www.vericept.com/solutions/
education_monitor.shtml
2002. Vericept Corporation. "Content monitoring, blocking and filtering: a comparison."
http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=3135

November 1, 2001. David A. Splitt. "Give your AUP a fall tune-up--here's how." Published online in eSchool News Online.
http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=3055
October 1, 2001. David A. Splitt. "Understanding the ‘P’ in AUP." Published online in eSchool News Online
http://www.asbj.com/current/coverstory2.html 2002. Kathleen Vail. "The Perils of E-mail." Published online in the American School Board Journal. Cover Story, September 2002.
 http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=1324
September 5, 2000. Cara Branigan. "Fear of flaming leads school to issue eMail code of conduct to parents." Published online in eSchool News Online.
http://www.eschoolnews.org/news/show
Story.cfm?ArticleID=3135
November 1, 2001. David A. Splitt. "Give your AUP a fall tune-up--here's how." Published online in eSchool News Online.
http://www.rcfp.org/handbook/viewpage.cgi?0903 "Sunshine Laws" Published online in the First Amendment Handbook by Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Chapter 9, Sec. 3
Worms, DDos and Cyber-Terrorism

http://www.eschoolnews.com/

Eschool News: an extremely valuable website that focuses on k-12 schools and all aspects of educational technology. Has links regarding AUPs, filtering, E-Rate, RFPs, information on complying with CIPA, problem-based learning using technology, and of course, cyber-terrorism.

http://www.lhric.org/security/

Much of the information that exists about schools and their relationship to cyber crime can be found on this site. Topics include hacking, AUPs, security precautions, latest viruses, articles of types of viruses, case law, filtering and other pertinent subjects.
http://responsiblenetizen.org/ Developed by child Internet safety guru Nancy Willard, this very useful and informative website can be used as a guide for parents, teachers and students for developing an Internet safety plan. Ms. Willard advocates the teaching of responsible use of the Internet, and relies on the teaching of ethics to illustrate her point.
Child Pornography

http://www.getnetwise.org/

 

Get Netwise: This is a site that can educate kids, parents and educators about safe ways to use the Internet and is produced by the Internet Safety Council as a public service. The host committee of the group is consists of AOL Time Warner, AT&T, Microsoft, BellSouth, WorldCom, and Verizon. There are sections for kids, for education on using the Internet, and for reporting problems.  
http://www.cybercopguide.com/   A Cybercop’s Guide to Internet Child Safety: This is a rather sizable free downloadable book that has a myriad of information for those educators and parents who need information about how things work.  It covers everything from newsgroups and chat software to unsolicited emails.  It was written by a police detective who’s sister was kidnapped and killed when he was 15.  He later became a detective and has received training from many of the major computer companies.  Detective Kinkhart is currently assigned to the High Tech Computer Crime Unit and spends his time investigating Internet related crimes  
http://www.chatdanger.com/   ChatDanger: This is a good site to show kids how to be careful when conversing on the Internet. The purpose of the site is “to raise awareness among children and parents about the potential dangers of un-moderated Internet chat rooms, and to seek to put pressure on those companies providing chat to do more to protect children.
http://www.antichildporn.org/ Anti-Child Porn Organization (ACPO): an organization, comprised of volunteers from all around the world, whose mission is to stop the sexual exploitation of the world's children. For the past two years ACPO has been addressing the issues of Child Pornography production and distribution via the Internet, as well as the predatory use of the Internet for the sexual abuse of children.  
http://www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguidee.htm     The Federal Bureau of Investigation Parent Guide for Internet Safety: This document explains such things as signs of  a child being at risk for Online predators, explains how to handle these situations as well a preventative measures to take.  
Fraud
http://www.cybercrime.gov/fedcode.htm Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section: The US Department of Justice site offers the exact wording of federal codes related to cybercrime.
http://www.vaoline.org/internet.html Cybercrime and Internet Issues Index: Produced by Victim Assistance Online, it is a comprehensive Resource Center that has a section just for crime. This section includes Cybercrime Reporting Organizations, and Fraud and Identity Theft.
http://dmoz.org/Society/Law/Legal_Information/Fraud/ DMOZ Open Directory Project: This site is a database of other websites available to search legal information about fraud.
http://www.flimflam.com/ Flim Flam dot Com: This site exposes fraud, confidence games, scams, rip-offs, swindles, rackets, shell games, deceptions and flimflam.
http://www.fraudbureau.com/ Fraud Bureau: This free service site will alert online consumers of complaints that have been filed and provides information on how to safely surf, shop and invest online.
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/fraud/idtheft.html Identity Theft and Fraud: This site is created by the US Department of Justice. It contains information on how to identify theft and fraud as well as what you can do about it and what the Department of Justice is doing.
http://www.internetfraud.usdoj.gov/ Internet Fraud: Another website by the Department of Justice to make Internet users more aware of fraud and answers some frequently asked questions.
http://www.sec.gov/consumer/cyberfr.htm Internet Fraud: How to Avoid Internet Investment Scams: Produced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, this site is an excellent introduction to the myriad of ways in which the Internet is being used as a tool for fraudulent purposes.
http://www.fraud.org/internet/intset.htm Internet Fraud Watch: A good site created by the National Consumers League that exists to help consumers distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent promotions in cyberspace and route reports of suspected fraud to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. You will find a link to an online incident report form. It also provies a link that includes some useful basic Internet tips.
http://marylaine.com/lies.html Lies, Damned Lies, and the Internet: This is an excellent source to inform readers on the variety of deception, ways to protect yourself against fraud on the Internet.
http://www.fraud.org/ The National Fraud Information Center: Introduces a number of different types of fraud including links to telemarketing fraud , internet fraud , and fraud against the elderly .
http://legal.firn.edu/safety/protect2.html Protecting Yourself from Consumer Fraud:  This site contains links to 74 different types of businesses where consumer fraud can take place, including this one: The National Crime Prevention Council has created this site to help protect yourself against fraud and gives some advise as to what to do if someone does rip you off.
General Security

http://www.gocsi.com/                   

The Computer Security Institute

http://www.interhack.net/pubs/fwfaq/   

Internet Firewalls: FAQ’s

http://www.alw.nih.gov/Security/security.html  

Computer security information
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/coast/firewalls/  Internet firewalls
http://www.d303.org/schools/Haines/acceptterms.htm Haines Middle School: sample agreement to Internet Use
http://www.winselect.com/index.html    Freeze: a program which is currently being used at our local community college with success
Hacking 

http://www.hideaway.net/

Active Matrix's Hideaway: This relatively new company brings information to viewers, aimed at business owners, to let them know of daily updates of alerts, news and information. It also provides "all the resources necessary to Protect and Secure (tm) their online presence."
http://astalavista.box.sk AstaLaVista H/C Search Engine: Here's something new - a search engine designed for hackers. Includes links to all types of software, serial numbers, sniffers, etc.
http://www.thebestdefense.com/Hacking/
title18.html?clgid=c193d106308555d7
Computer Hacking Regulationas and Links: This site has a link to the exact wording of the law that puts crackers behind bars.
http://www-swiss.ai.mit.edu/6095/articles/
denning_defense_hackers.txt
Concerning Hackers Who Break into Computer Systems: Interesting discussion of hackers, hacker ethics and how hacking relates to issues and practices of an information society.
http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/ethics.htm Ethical Issues Surrounding Technology Use in Elementary Schools: A good resource for teachers who teach students to use to open up discussion of computer ethics with their students.
http://watson-net.com/jargon/section.asp The Jargon File: This is a site that discusses different areas of being a hacker, including slang teminology, pronunciation guide, hacker writing style, and hacker folklores.
http://www.logophilia.com/jargon/jargon_toc.html The New Hacker's Dictionary: A resource which introduces the reader to everything from hacker slang, jargon, hacker folklore, writing style and speech style to general appearance, dress, education and personality characteristics. If you are going to examine a single resource regarding hacking, this should be it!
http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue4_2/gisle/ Technology and Pleasure: Considering Hacking Constructive: Fascinating VERY ALTERNATIVE discussion of history of the hacker community and hacker ideology.
http://tlc.discovery.com/convergence/hackers/hackers.html TLC Feature: Hackers: Computer Outlaws: Interesting site including hacker hall of fame, history, psychology, cyber defense, lingo and other web links.
http://pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/hackers/blame/ Who's Responsible for Improving Security: Many links available to different issues of hackers, such as who they are, the risks they endure, who is responsible, and how to protect yourself from hackers.
Online Harassment
http://www.safetyed.org/ SafetyEd International: a non-profit organization to help parents, students, teachers and school districts become knowledgeable about using the Internet with an emphasis on safety. This site has several helpful hints and strategies for all parties and directs users who need to immediate help with cyberstalkers and harassers. 
http://www.ncsl.org/programs/lis/cip/stalk99.htm Computer Crime and Cyberstalking Laws by State: will allow you to look up your state laws. What are your rights?
http://www.legis.state.il.us/ilcs/ch720/ch720act135.htm

State of Illinois Computer Harassment and Cyberstalking Laws

Illinois Harassing and Obscene Communications Act (720 ILCS 135/)
http://www.legis.state.il.us/publicacts/
pubact92/acts/92-0199.html
State of Illinois Computer Harassment and Cyberstalking Laws

Public Act 92-0199

http://www.haltabuse.org/resources/index.shtml

WHO@ - Working to Halt Online Abuse: an organization whose goal is to educate community members as to the risks of online harassment. They specialize in helping users create harassment-free environments. 
Pedophilia on the Internet

http://www.safetyed.org/  

Safety Ed International: Safety Ed International is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 and run by volunteers with many years experience in Internet safety education, child advocacy and child protection.  This site has many links to safety resources, as well as having a site to go to for immediate help if you think your child may be in danger.  
http://www.soc-um.org/   Safeguarding Our Children: United Mothers – There is a lot of information on this site.  They have areas for prevention, education, and help for survivors.
http://www.webwisekids.com/   Web Wise Kids: Equipping Children to Make Wise Choices on the Internet - A flash site of Internet safety that could be used by parents, kids, and/or teachers.  An excellent excise to use for teaching kids safety.  
http://www.netsafe.org.nz/ie/young_adults/
young_adults_predators.asp
The Internet Safety Group:  A not for Profit group out of New Zealand with downloadable safety education materials for schools.  Also has information for parents and kids on Internet safety.  
http://www.cybercopguide.com/   A Cybercop’s Guide to Internet Child Safety: This is a rather sizable free downloadable book that has a myriad of information for those educators and parents who need information about how things work.  It covers everything from newsgroups and chat software to unsolicited emails.  It was written by a police detective who’s sister was kidnapped and killed when he was 15.  He later became a detective and has received training from many of the major computer companies.  Detective Kinkhart is currently assigned to the High Tech Computer Crime Unit and spends his time investigating Internet related crimes  
http://www.protectkids.com/donnaricehughes/
powerpoints/ChesterfieldCountyHearing.ppt
Protecting Library patrons from the Dark Side of the Internet: This PowerPoint report, by Donna Rice Hughes, was given before a senate subcommittee as testimony supporting the Children’s Internet Protection Act of 2000. It includes a lot of information about the dangers presented to children when there are no filters and little control over library patrons using the computers.  
http://www.chatdanger.com/ ChatDanger: This is a good site to show kids how to be careful when conversing on the Internet.  The purpose of the site is “to raise awareness among children and parents about the potential dangers of un-moderated Internet chat rooms, and to seek to put pressure on those companies providing chat to do more to protect children.
Software Piracy
http://www.webopedia.com Webopedia: is an online reference that will allow you to look up computer terms that are unfamiliar to you. 
http://www.wired.com/news/topstories/0,1287,10654,00.html Schools and Software Piracy: by Matt Richtel is an article that takes a real look at a school confronted with software piracy and the disappointment it caused. Followed by a discussion of why schools should be able to afford software given special discounts. This argument is refuted and discussed. 
http://www.spa.org/piracy/faq/default.asp SIIA Anti-Piracy FAQs: present the answers to many more detailed questions.
http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#106 Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. Section 106): an explanation of copyright law and fair use as it relates to licensing.
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7 August 2002

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Developed 29 July 2002.