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 2000. All '99 issues may be found here. And we have a full archive of the thematic monthly newsletter published in 1997 and '98 as The Sage Letter - on everything from toys in cyberspace to libraries & filtering.
Dec. 22 All about you!: Subscriber Survey results; Chat help & a police officer's view; School filtering is now US law; Filter disabling gets easier; DTV & kids; From Napster to Aimster…. Dec. 15 All about online chat; Bush & the Net; Family holiday surfing; Personal firewalls; Parents sued in Net case; Great PC-buying time; E-health changing; Net numbers reality check…. Dec. 8 Computer security & kids; Kids Domain: For grownups too!; School filtering advice; Canada's new privacy law; Hate in sheep's clothing?; PlayStation 2 scam; US parents more strict…. Dec. 1 Toy sites & product safety; CME: Quality for online kids; Lively US Supreme Court Web site; Net's healthcare clout; Teens & cell phones; UK on tech safety & kids; Web's red-light district…. Nov. 19 Election Extra! Nov. 17 Thanksgiving & the Web; The new SesameStreet.com; Web users worldwide; Beyond 'dot-com'; Election confusion; Access to filtering lists; MyMP3.com; e-Christmas; Online degrees…. Nov. 10 Web ratings' big step forward; Fast connections & firewalls; Stressed election sites; Preteens on online parenting; Enabling the disabled; E-toys for young digerati…. Nov. 3 New: Kids' online-safety song; Uncle Sam & Net filters; Vint Cerf's view; ChatDanger.com; New Net-use study; Napster's new life; Pedophiles caught; Girls' portals, boys' games…. Oct. 20 Web's growth: Realistic fix; Parents on school filtering; Sex on AOL; Decoding hate; Net-based activism; The Net in the kitchen; Educational witches & bats; Copyrights & home pages.... Oct. 13 Newest sites for 'digital kids'; Filtering revisited; Tech support for families; COPA Commission wrapup; Holiday non-wishes; FBI wants Net-ethics ed; Email mentoring…. Oct. 6 Interview with Bolt's CEO; 'Fool's Gold' fallout; 'Digital kids': home 'n' school; Mandatory filtering; 'Dot-com' to 'dot-kids'?; 24x7 email; Disney's next steps…. Sept. 29 Of 'digital kids': What marketers say; Kids' best antidote; Burning CDs; Contrary views on ed tech; Ads in school; Foil the filters?; Learn from families; Net ethics; E-haggling…. Sept. 22 'Digital Kids': The big picture; Violence in media; College search; MP3.com's CEO; Taking COPA's temp; Laptops for NY students; Nearing 300 million; 3 new privacy resources.... Sept. 8 Cell phones & teens; Search engines in school; Web + the Olympics; Net changing school; Forgoing college; Lifeline in Kosovo; State of the Net; Email & us; Digital music dead?.... Sept. 1 Working from home; COPA Commission on kids' safety; Childnet's awards; 'Moms Vote'; Net use in school; Women's Web?; Wiring Africa; Teen CEOs; TV's future?; Barbie's best advisers…. Aug. 25 Family tech (password security, respecting copyrights); More on the littlest surfers; Back to school; Homeschoolers, take note; Privacy; Child porn; 2 great learning resources update…. Aug. 11 Families that listen together; Littlest Web surfers; Filtering not a science; Email misconceptions; Privacy facts; Earth's digital divide; Downloads for college students.... Aug. 4 Politics on the Net - Focus on youth; Great directory for kids; The file-sharing revolution (& Napster update); School filtering law; No free lunch/ISP?; Media-hungry online kids…. July 28 Online privacy: Help for users; Music-swapping milestone (Napster ruling); The Web's size; Connected rural schools; E-book honor system; Popular free ISP; New home computer…. July 21 E-gambling defeat, anti-spam victory; Dot-com to dot-shop?; Medicine & the Net; Email inundation; Net gender non-gap; Kids' privacy law; 2+2 Family Web resources.... July 14 Networking the family; Drugs on the Web; 2 new ed-tech reports; Capitol Hill rocks; Pedophile convictions; Beware free connections for schools; AOL 'superguide'; Librarians & the Net.... July 7 Credible kids' sites; Instant messaging, Net sex & kids; A dad's no-use policy; New Economy politics; Teaching teachers; E-sigs primer; Women techies' incubator; Help from Uncle Sam…. June 30 Clear thinking on kids & Net sex; Profile of a 6th-grader; Wired families; Filtering in public places; Online privacy fallout; 'Snoopware'; School tech to come; Fine-tuning 'Parental Controls'.... June 23 Net's a 'public place'; Online-safety sites for teens; 300 million+ users; Privacy milestone; COPA ruling; IM & AOL; Beware of BAIR?; Game violence; E-music mindgames, resources…. June 9 Profile of a connected family II: Emily's story; Latest numbers on connected kids; Online sex & kids study; 1st COPA hearing; Canadian parents' views; Commerce Dept. still bullish.... June 2 Profile of a connected family; Late-breaking privacy links; 2 new search engines; Email in high school; 'DSL hell'; Amex nixes online porn; 'Almost alive' dolls; He grew up in Silicon Valley…. May 26 Filtering by ISP; New e-virus, protection tips; Privacy, FTC & Congress; Hate sites' strategies; Europe's 'e-generation'; Getting girls into computing; Great e-parenting resource…. May 19 Videochat for everybody; Internet on TV; Virus variant; 'Love Bug' fix; Giving out personal data; AOL goes to school; COPPA fallout; Cybersex addiction; Napster irrelevant?… May 12 Moms march, Net helps; State of world's moms; Netizens not isolated; Newest Net nerds; UK kid surfers; E-health update; Napster Webby; Ed & the new economy; Teacher tech camp…. May 5 The 'Lunchables' phase (of COPPA); Privacy for the rest of us; Kids & the Net in Germany; More 'Love Bug' trouble; Kids' picks; Earthlink's DSL deal; A Librarian's concerns…. May 4 Virus Alert: The 'Love Bug' - May 4, 2000 - Special Edition of the Net Family Newsletter April 28 New online-safety tools: iForAll, ChildWatch; That other law: Checking in on COPA; All things Microsoft; Networking the house; Spam relief?; A subscriber on 'Internet addiction'…. April 21 Children's online privacy law launched; A kids' privacy experiment; Key COPPA links for parents; President's digital-divide tour; Child porn ring busted; Teen cyberattacker arrested.... April 14 Tech support for grandparents; Mom on a mission; Study on girls/computers; Home networking made easy?; DSL 'danger'; 1.6 million jobs; Commercials in classrooms.... April 7 Online safety: The browser option; Libraries & the Digital Age; Free DSL; FAQ on MS trial; TV for Gen Y; Credit card firms tough on porn; E-auctions & Uncle Sam; Email & grammar…. March 31 Major online-kids study; Privacy scramble; The hacker ethic; French resistance; Ed bells & whistles; Cyberangels take wing; Stopping Net stalking; 1 billion by 2005?; A child's special gifts; DTV.... March 24 A preteen online; 'White bread' Internet; Filtering pluses, minuses; Kids & Net ethics; Car-buying online; Exile from the old economy; Teacher's top resource; Safety & school sites.... March 10 E-rate update; Kids' email revisited; New online-safety tool; Take a Surfari!; Help for voters; 1-GHz milestone; Privacy moving target; Hackers or vandals?; Athletes & scholarships.... March 3 Of kids and guns; Second-graders on the Web; Case involving a student; How Americans feel about tech; Cybersex & teens; Surf Monkey: Donate while you shop.... Feb. 25 First library filtering vote; 'Gen i'; High-speed connection risk; Dueling digital divide stats; New look at chat; Our Net music rights; Privacy twist; Teaching with movies (& the Web).... Feb. 18 George's rules; Interview: The Net in a 5th-grade classroom; The Internet isolates, a study; DoubleClick & user privacy; Parenting with the Net; A school's filtering choices…. Feb. 11 One school district's Net evolution; New media valentine for kids; Hack attacks; Home-buying on the Net; Free PCs another way; Loophole in Australia; 1 billion+ Web pages.... Feb. 4 'Artificially intelligent' filtering; Surf Monkey's new parent-consent system; HEYnetwork's private family sites; PBSKids.org relaunches; Health sites' privacy flaw; Surfer security risks…. Jan. 28 Many privacy initiatives; Filter Arizona universities?; What credit card companies are doing; Intel trains teachers; DSL reality check; Net-music hotly disputed; Net primers for all.... Jan. 21 Health on the Web; Ask Jeeves's sex question; Music's tectonic shift; Paperless books; Software for toddlers?; Online-safety update; Consumers' view of AOL-Time Warner…. Jan. 14 Canning spam; Bugs Bunny & AOL; Schools wired - now what?; Free ISPs; TV redefined?; The law Down Under; Like them Apples?; Net awfully American (for now); 2 good books.... January 7 Useful turn-of-the-year material; Uncle Sam on e-pharmacies; Cash-rich teens?; Net appliances; Free & not-so-free music; New Net filtering tool; Net access in schools & libraries….
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 other 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 in this Web site. Subscribe now and find out what's affecting the Web-users in your family. Thanks!
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