Post a picture of yourself along with other really cool graphics
Tell a little about yourself including what region of the country you live in, and your favorite bands, while posting only pictures of your dog/cat or any other non-identifying photographs.
Give your home telephone number, address, favorite band, but NEVER post a picture.
Choose a name that does not identify your age or gender, like bkipperOO
Pick a cute username that shows off the "fun" side of your personality, like babe15 or mischief_boy.
Select a screen name that you, and your friends, will easily remember, like using your own first name but not including your age,
Tell the YTL Program Lead or other staff immediately!
Say "Big Deal", then change web sites
Pass it on to your friends; you know child pornography is illegal to create, but OK to look at
Are never going to attract problems, you are a virtual internet star!
Are soon going to turn away from the internet altogether, because it's just not worth the possible danger of meeting a psychopath. The internet is even scarier than the monster that still lurks underneath your bed.
Understand that you may have unintentionally given clues over several sites as to your offline identity but realize that if you continue to be careful you can still have a great internet experience.
After you have been talking every day for a couple of months, and your offline friends already think you are dating
It may be safe but only after you have discussed it with your parents/guardian, and they do what they feel is necessary to make sure you be safe.
Why not? after all, life is an adventure and there are no guarantees that people you meet offline are good people.
I give information they ask for so i don't lose my account
I check with my friend to see if its a real organization
I laugh! since when do i have an account with anyone! i then show the email to the YTL program lead without opening it.
I believe the internet is the best source of information on research topics
I copy exactly what it says, because if it is written it must be true
I understand that anyone can post information on the internet, so i have to be particularly cautious about believing and using the information i find online.
Yes. giving credit to the creator of a written or audio piece when used for research is fair use of information and being a good consumer of someone else's work
I always cite or give credit to authors if i use their work, but not when i download music
No. it is illegal to copy someone else's work.
Download file-sharing software, MP3s and videos
Disable security settings, uninstall software or use hacker-related software
Edit digital photography, make my own video clips, and create webpages.
I agree to be watched and give consent to monitoring, for lawful purposes
I know that i am responsible for any wrongdoing while i'm logged on, including being subject to criminal prosecution
I understand that practically anyone can post information on the internet, so i have to be cautious about believing what i find online
All of the above
Bring my favorited operating system in on CD and adjust the system to my preferences
Connect my YSB drive to the system and copy or install files that i want to use
Realize that because the YTL is a government system with certain limitation, i must first talk to the YTL program leadd before i add or delete hardware or software from the system
Connect my device or phone to the system to listen to music or look at pictures/videos that i may have on that device
Tell my friends which chat room to go to so we can chat
Remember, onkly the Army Knowledge Online (AKO) chat and instant messenger is allowed in the YTL and using other programs could get me into trouble
Send my friends and Instant Message (IM) every time i read my email to let them knwo im online