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SafeChat: Using Open Source Software to Protect Minors from Internet Predation

Thom, Brett and Kontostathis, April and Edwards, Lynne (2011) SafeChat: Using Open Source Software to Protect Minors from Internet Predation. pp. 1-2. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17 2011, Koblenz, Germany.

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Official URL: http://www.websci11.org/fileadmin/websci/Posters/42_paper.pdf

Abstract

This paper describes the development of a plugin for Pidgin, an open source instant messaging client. The plugin, SafeChat, allows parents to protect their children from Internet predators. SafeChat gives parents a better alternative than other currently available tools by providing a communication-theory based tool.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Web Science Comments:WebSci Conference 2011
Subjects:WS3 Web Engineering > WS34 Security
WS9 Sociology
Web Science Events > Web Science 2011
ID Code:465
Deposited By: Lisa Sugiura
Deposited On:07 Jun 2011 16:43
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 17:12

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