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FBI Washington Field Office Top Ten Internet Safety Rules ‘N Tools

1. Establish Rules. Time allowed online; approved sites to visit; know your child’s online activities; approve buddy lists.
2. Common Space Computers. Supervise the use of the computer.
3. Keep It Neutral. Choose gender neutral, non-revealing, non-suggestive screen names and e-mail addresses.
4. Open Communication. Establish an ongoing dialogue and spend time on the Internet with your child.
5. Protect Personal Information. Supervise photos, profiles, and other information posted online.
6. Use Privacy Settings. Restrict access to and limit who can view your child’s social networking and online gaming profiles.
7. Think Before You Post. Supervise the types of photos and videos being posted online. Allow webcam usage only under strict supervision.
8. Know Where They Go. Learn the social networking sites and how your children communicate online.
9. Don’t Meet A Stranger. If you do not know the person in real life, never agree to a face-to-face meeting.
10. Utilize Software Tools. Filters to block inappropriate websites; parental controls; monitoring software; limit live audio chat; use safe search engines; check Internet history; check image files; set up the family’s Internet accounts.

Commonly Observed ‘Internet Speak’

ASL: Age, Sex, Location
GNOC: Get Naked On Camera
GTG: Got To Go
GYPO: Get Your Pants Off
IWSN: I Want Sex Now
KPC: Keeping Parents Clueless
LMIRL: Let’s Meet In Real Life
NIFOC: Nude In Front Of Computer
P911: Parent Alert
PAL: Parents Are Listening
PIR: Parent In Room
POS: Parent Over Shoulder
TDTM: Talk Dirty To Me
WYCM: Will You Call Me

Internet How To’s

To find recently visited webpages:

Netscape Navigator
1. Launch Netscape Navigator
2. Click Go
3. Select History

Mozilla Firefox
1. Launch Mozilla Firefox
2. Click on HISTORY, Can also click SHOW ALL HISTORY

MS Internet Explorer
1. Launch Internet Explorer
2. Click on HISTORY icon

Other browsers

1. Click START
2. Click CONTROL PANEL
3. Click INTERNET OPTIONS
4. Under General Tab, Click TEMPORY INTERNET FILES
5. Click SETTINGS
6. Click VIEW FILES

To Find Saved Internet Files

Netscape Navigator
1. Launch Netscape Navigator
2. In the address line, type: File:///c:/WINDOWS/Temp/Temporary Internet Files

Mozilla Firefox
1. Launch Mozilla Firefox
2. In the address line, type: C:\Windows\Temp\Temporary Internet Files

MS Internet Explorer
1. Launch MS Internet Explorer
2. In the address line, type: C:\Windows\Temp\Temporary Internet Files

Other browsers
1. Click START
2. Click CONTROL PANEL
3. Click INTERNET OPTIONS
4. Under General Tab, Click TEMPORY INTERNET FILES
5. Click SETTINGS
6. Click VIEW FILES

To Find Images

1. Click START, point to SEARCH and click FOR FILES OR FOLDERS
2. In SEARCH FOR FILES OR FOLDERS NAMED, type all or part of the file name or folder you want to find. The following will list most images: *gif, *.jpg, *.tif, *.bmp, *.art, *.jif
3. To search for files containing specific text, in CONTAINING TEXT, type the text you want to find.
4. Click SEARCH NOW

To report suspicious activity contact the FBI Washington Field Office (202) 278-2000 or visit us online at http://washingtondc.fbi.gov/.