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Why should I monitor what my children do on the computer?

Some of the reasons why you want to know what your children are doing when they're on the computer would include accessing things like pornography or inappropriate websites, cyber bullying -- which is a huge issue for school-age kids. So the bullying is just like you remember when you were a kid. There would be a kid who's maybe a little more awkward or not socially appropriate, and other kids might pick on him, but they do it on Facebook -- "You're an idiot, you're stupid, nobody likes you" -- and then get everyone to come and post on your wall.

There have actually been children who have committed suicide because of what's been done to them on the Internet by their peers. Predators can access children's information, you know -- a chat room where they're talking to someone who they think is another 8-year-old, and it's really a 50-year-old pedophile. So it's important to know what your children are doing on the Internet.

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