The information in this post is outdated. For a detailed description of how our new Web rating system works, visit here. It’s been about one year since Covenant Eyes released its Internet filter for Windows. Many users of our accountability program wanted a filter as well, so we created one that would work hand-in-hand with our accountability service. Of course, it also works as a stand-alone filter, but it is based on the same scoring system used by our accountability software. What is the Covenant Eyes Scoring System? Many filters operate on a black list/white list format—some sites are blocked … Continue reading →
This is a 22-minute video by the Center for Safe Schools called Protecting Kids Online. It is to educate parents about the serious repercussion of cyberbullying and the dangers of online predators.
According to recent research, 21% of children as young as 5 years old have unsupervised access to the Internet at home. If you have kids, ages 5-7, and you would like a creative a fun way to teach them about Internet safety, check out Hector’s World, an online cartoon. These are made by Thinkuknow, an affiliate of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre in the UK has been up to some great work. Here’s one of several videos about online predators they’ve recently released. It’s about 3 minutes long. There are similar agencies in other countries. For example, in the US the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has a place to report predators. For more information about online sexual predators, see my post, “The Myths and Realities of Online Predators.”
We met with Mark Hall of Casting Crowns and asked him if he thought Internet temptations were a serious problem among youth today. Here’s the video of Mark’s response (about 2 minutes long): Thanks for your time, Mark. If anyone is interested in using Casting Crowns promotion code for a FREE MONTH of Covenant Eyes accountability software, visit our website. – – – – “Covenant Eyes is the first wave of defense in a person’s struggle for a pure thought life. I’ve been a member for years.” – Mark Hall of Casting Crowns –