Welcome to the Net Family Newsletter, published in partnership with SafeKids.com. This is an index to issues of our weekly newsletter for the year 2001. For previous years: Here's our complete 2000 archive, that of 1999, and an index of the thematic monthly newsletter published in 1997 and '98 as The Sage Letter (please be advised that some of the links in previous years' issues will no longer work). Here is the current year's archive.
Dec. 21 Your rules: 2001 Subscriber Survey results; Animated e-messages on cell phones (move over, IM!); Airport security ed for kids; Portals' double standard; Lingua electronica?; Uncle Sam's 9/11 site; 'Cybersex addiction'; Paying for music twice.... Dec. 14 Cell phones & kids; Great Web sites for kids, parents, teachers; Young surfers seek health info; Summit on child exploitation; Teen e-virus writers; Nobel laureates on terrorism; Web's creator interviewed; Online cigarette sales.... Dec. 7 Bad teen behavior magnified on the Net; 'Porn-napping' sites; CIPA guide for schools; 'Goner' worm; No help from Uncle Sam; Game 'addiction'; Online kids in UK, Austria, Greece; Privacy & health sites.... Nov. 30 Gamers' advice for parents!; College entrance exam e-help; Super searching!; COPA & Supreme Court; Global child-porn crackdown; Less TV; Danish kids on chat; 'Christmas music'; Teen code writers; Anti-war activism online.... Nov. 16 3 teen gamers on games (Net-based, console, etc.); Choosing a family cell-phone plan; Harry Potter on the Web; IM keeps growing; Kids' toy picks; New filtering report; Anti-child porn progress in Europe, US.... Nov. 9 Kids' Net safety in Europe; Junk email help; The 'dot-kids' debate; New firewall flaws; Serious kids' privacy breach; Tax break for kids' PCs?; File-sharing & the future; Latest on image detection; Adult sites' fraud; Browser battle continues.... Nov. 2 Disclosure vs. censorship & kids online; Communicating kids post-9/11; ICQ upgrade; 'Cam girls'; Net togetherness study; Kids' music ed site; Protesting Yahoo Clubs; Cookie info; iPod & other holiday gifts.... Oct. 26 Upgrade to XP?; US kids on their online activities, their parents' involvement; Web ratings leap; Scotland's maximum sentence; Teens & Net 'hotel'; US's anti-terrorism bill; 'Virtual child porn' case; Anthrax film for kids; Multimedia IMs.... Oct. 19 Filling online-safety gaps at home; In praise of the FTC; Family computer-sharing; Halloween fun; Online news for kids, by kids; More on CIPA & school; Parents' line into classroom; EU's wired schools.... Oct. 12 Email etiquette; Firewalls; 10-year-old Net pundit; Digital divide-bridging in Stockholm; Xbox parental controls; Online safety & police; Irish parents concerned; Klingerman hoax; Write the President.... Oct. 5 Family videos made better; Outline for constructive school Net use; US teens on terrorist attacks; SF bans library filtering; Email turns 30; Girls' site settles with FTC; 500 million online; The MP3 struggle continues.... Sept. 28 CIPA, online safety & what schools really need; Home networks; e-virus protection; FTC fights 'mousetrapping'; Colleges block classroom Net access; Complaints: Portals & porn pix-swapping.... Sept. 21 Counter-terrorism, Week 2: Teen comments; Of tolerance; Peacemakers speak; The military angle; Cracking chat 'code'; Kids' passworded world; Progress for Net ratings; Top ed sites; Spam relief.... Sept. 13 Counter-terrorism: Helping children, helping relief efforts, support, links, and prayers across the Internet and all over the world; Going forward - In honor of online kids: Enter the Childnet Awards! Sept. 7 PCs on campus; Net-safety ed for whole communities; Web replacing libraries; Respecting copyrights; Students' online prank; Parents on e-learning; Teen diaries online; Child porn update.... August 31 Back-to-school tech news; Family PC-sharing; Teens & multitasking; Surfing focus; Making the e-rate pay; IMs hot in Asia; Viruses via IMs; Video games & brain development.... August 10 PC's 20th; Next-generation filtering & monitoring; Child porn sting; SC's new law thereto; 'Alpha pups'; 65m online kids; Virus myth debunker; IM not for everyone; CIPA clarity.... August 3 Image file-sharing & porn: Congressional report, further counter-measures; A teen subscriber's advice; Bills targeting predators; Small-town online life; Anti-CIPA case to be heard; Help with the V-Chip.... July 27 'Porn spam law needed'; Subscribers on filtering images, online diaries, families' online lessons; Clever new search engines; Net doesn't isolate; Global quilting bees; Online 'Interview with God'; Red-faced MSN.... July 20 Lessons of a tech-literate family; Parental oversight in NJ; Web medical info a mixed blessing; Broadband & the US economy; Teachers on tech; Filtering/censoring; Webby awards; Napster's back.... July 13 Sexual images & filtering - A mother's experience; Image-swapping services; Image filtering; Solutions for parents; Net accountability survey; Online-safety tool; Email not private; Smut emailed to kids.... July 6 New site for 'tweens - insights from its director; Genealogy online; Games across the Web; Avoiding predators; Online populations; 'Dot-kids' legislation; Net plagiarism help.... June 29 Online life of teens - Fresh insights worldwide; Cyber-crime treaty; 400 million globally; Net use in Africa; Microsoft's reprieve; US legislation; Napster & libraries; Most wired school; Parental advisory on music.... June 15 Wired in the classroom (with pocket PCs); Dot-kids & dot-xxx; Rating schools online; Teens not prosecuted; Virus hoaxes; Cheap Apples; Ice cream on the Web; Summer reading for kids…. June 8 Could COPA actually protect online kids?; Other-language filters; Libraries & the Net (more); ISP rate hikes; Identity theft; Students & Net jobs; Teen sex gossip online; Napster's new life…. June 1 KidsRunning.com & COPPA; Digital-divide 'toolkit'; Librarians & Net porn; CIPA update; Pedophile arrest - Italy; SMS lingo; Advergames; EC's online-safety site; Class of 2001.... May 25 'Great Things Kids Do on the Internet'; Monitoring online kids; COPA coming up again; Teens'/parents' safety worries; School connectivity update; Porn & the search engines; Net games…. May 11 Home networking help; By kids, for Mom; Net at Oxford; UK's online kids; Filtering in UK, Korea, US; Filtering milestone?; US surf habits; Net layoffs; Gifts for grads; Earth's Netizenry…. May 4 Help for parents, fun for kids (3+ resources); Columbine High lawsuit; Canning spam (trying again); iBook retooled for school; Teaching teachers tech; Teens' e-multitasking…. April 27 Childnet's winners; How much privacy for online kids at home? Game companies sued; 'Googling'; Child porn debate; No more 'free lunch'?; Anti-fraud resource…. April 20 Kids & Internet ethics; Kids' privacy report card; For Earth Day; Filter debate heats up; Geeks, bullies, a school; Americans online more; E-gambling; Yahoo! drops porn; For Net newbies…. April 13 College search online; Web radio silence; CIPA compliance; Schools & bandwidth; Hatewatch.org's successors; E-books; Teen health online; Monitoring online kids…. April 6 Search engines - confusion & help; McAfee on online safety; Americans' Net crime fears; Tech in the classroom; MIT's confidence vote; CIPA update; Newsletter filtered; Cable modems/DSL…. March 30 Napster, ethics, & kids; Bye, FreeZone; Bill Gates on online safety; Web resources for kids and parents; Spam law; Child porn arrests; PC bargains; Kids sites 'disobedient'; Toddler software…. March 23 New online-safety tool for IM; Your own domain; Communicating kids/IM in South Africa, Illinois; Suit filed against filtering law; Net pedophilia exposed…. March 9 Instant-messaging & teens: Parents' views; On bullying; 'Bugs' replace 'cookies'; Web a family unifier?; Broadband for all?; Putin on the Web; Net2 for K-12; Web-enabled toys…. March 2 Just how flawed are filters?; Latest online-safety resources - e-playgrounds; Teen stock manipulator; Students' personal data exposed; UK ISP's promise on child-porn newsgroups…. Feb. 23 New 'NetSmartz' program; Our family's online time; Landmark child porn case; 30 million online kids; E-rate's red tape; Student loans & e-learning; 'Net addiction'; Wire-free teens…. Feb. 16 Dot-com to 'dot-hope'; Credit cards & the Internet; Librarians' top kids' sites; Flawed filters finding; Tennis star virus; Napster decision; Fingering Altavista.com; Net pedophiles…. Feb. 9 Online kids at risk - who can help; To protect kids' privacy; Black History on the Web; 1 billion by 2005; Pro-tech ed sec; Teens nix TV; DSL hell?; Drugs on the Net…. Feb. 2 Web research with your child; Schools' view on filtering; Meaty kids/computers report; DoD wants kids' data; Napster not free; No mo' Go; Another child-protection law; Most-viewed news…. Jan. 26 Filtering law: Librarians' views; Keeping track of kids; Violence in video games; New breed of search engines; Tech & women; Email home from school; A major in computer games?… Jan. 19 Electronic bill-paying; Web homework helpers for students, teachers; Of students & Net ethics; Email to El Salvador; ALA contests filtering law; Video games ehavior; Digital divide update…. Jan. 12 Separate PCs for parents, kids; Top reviewers of kids' software; Remembering a great man; Ed-tech update; AOL Time Warner; Girl games; Child porn & Napster, Gnutella…. Jan. 5 Resolution: More family online time; Real tech integration in classrooms; Chat still No. 1; The Net & spiritual life; Minors in adult sites; William Bennett's K-12 e-learning venture….
The Net Family Newsletter is produced weekly by editor Anne Collier and the rest of Net Family News - parents and grandparents who are also online professionals with more than 20 years' cumulative experience online. The newsletter is intended to keep fellow parents and all supporters of online kids informed of the latest family-relevant developments on and about the Internet. It is distributed via e-mail, as well as on this Web site. Subscribe now and find out what's affecting the Web-users in your family. Thanks!
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