Wake up parents

Wake up Parents it is your responsibility to protect your children from Internet Predators.

Please do not turn a blind eye to your Child’s use of the Internet. We live in a world that sick people or shall I say animals are lurking in Chat rooms, Social websites and countless other places waiting to take advantage of you unsuspecting children.

Following is a very disturbing article that shows the sickness of these online praetors.

Please talk to your kids, Watch what they are doing online and who they are talking to.

Choose a Internet filter that will help you keep the garbage from being pumped in your house and in your Child’s mind.

Sentencing will take place this week in the first federal cyber bullying case in the US which was brought to trial after a teenage girl took her own life.

Lori Drew, 50, pretended to be a boy on the MySpace website to befriend Megan Meier, who hanged herself after the virtual friendship ended.

A California judge postponed sentencing until 2 July to review testimony from two witnesses.

Ms Drew’s landmark case concerning internet law made worldwide headlines.

Megan, a neighbor of Ms Drew’s in St Louis, Missouri, and a former friend of her daughter, took her own life in October 2006.

The court was told that Megan killed herself after receiving several cruel messages from a fictitious 16-year-old boy named Josh Evans.

One post said the world would be better off without her.

Prosecutors said that Ms Drew and several others created the fake online page on MySpace, the social networking site, to find out what Megan was saying about her daughter after they had fallen out.

Read the article in its entirety here-http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8127533.stm