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Staying Safe on the Internet


The Internet is a wonderful tool. It can help you learn all kinds of things, meet new people and stay on top of what’s going on in the world. In this course, you will use the Internet. It’s important to use the Internet safely. Here are some general tips for staying safe while you explore the wonderful worldwide Web!

Woman surfing the worldwide web Don’t give out your personal information unless you are sure about the person or organization asking for it. Don’t give out your:

It’s OK to enter the requested information on the Feedback and Contact Us forms for this course. After you complete and submit these forms, they go to the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. This information will be used to improve the course.

For more information on Internet safety, go to www.onguardonline.gov, a joint effort between the Federal Trade Commission and the Internet Education Foundation (IEF) or www.getnetwise.org, a consumer resource created by the Internet industry.


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