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viNGN presents on Child Internet Safety at Parents Conference

11986978_1112988785395340_2745132891466424043_nWith greater access comes greater responsibility. That is the overall message of a presentation on Internet safety for children presented by viNGN at the 5th Annual Parent Conference hosted by the USVI Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent at Marriott Frenchman’s Reef on St. Thomas Sept. 6.

Entitled “The Dark Unknown: Internet Dangers” is geared towards parents who need help knowing what to look out for and how to safeguard their children’s well-being, identity, and emotional health while using the Internet and social media utilizing videos and information from the STOP.THINK.CONNECT. campaign.

Key issues are:

  • Over-sharing
  • Failure to protect information
  • Inappropriate attention
  • Internet bullies

Read: 5th Annual Parent Conference Draws Hundreds to Marriot Frenchman’s Reef Hotel on St. Thomas (VI Consortium)


About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from a grant by the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia.The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).


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