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TONIGHT: Presentation for parents on dangers and pitfalls of Internet to be held in River Vale

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot File Photo
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PUBLIC SAFETY: Children will be banned from tonight’s presentation by River Vale and Hillsdale police, in conjunction with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit, that will focus on online safety.

“Digital Dangers: An Online Awareness Seminar for Parents” is billed as “a comprehensive examination of today’s Internet and the dangers that lurk [there].”

The free event is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Holdrum Middle School (393 Rivervale Road, River Vale) and is open to all parents.

Through education and outreach to the community, the Computer Crimes Unit “hopes to raise parents’ awareness of the dangers that are only a mouse-click away from their children’s grasp,” authorities said.

Organizers plan an overview of today’s technology, highlights of current Internet trends and an illustratration of the associated risks facing children of all ages — inappropriate content, online solicitation, online privacy concerns, sexting, and cyberbullying.

Some parents don’t realize the depth and breadth of a limitless connection to the rest of the globe from their homes, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said.

“The explosion of the Internet has proven to be most influential with the youngest of generations, namely our children,” Molinelli said. “Protecting them on the World Wide Web, a truly unregulated atmosphere, is a tremendous task that needs to begin at home, where children are, indeed, most vulnerable.”

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