Technology Versus Education

Remember that these are primarily parenting and spiritual issues, rather than technological issues. Software can protect you to a point. Filters can block access to chat rooms or social networking sites, but education is still the ultimate key.

Although several technological avenues exist for the protection of children, technologically savvy predators may be able to circumvent such protective measures. As a result, educating youth and those responsible for their well-being regarding online safety as well as monitoring Internet use are the most important components of protection from online solicitation.30

30 Dombrowski et. al., “Protecting Children.”

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