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Julia Angwin of the Wall Street Journal wrote this article about keeping your kids safe online. It is a major issue and she has some excellent advice. Let me know what you think. Let's keep in touch, Al Menconi, THE DECODER JANUARY 22, 2009, 10:07 A.M. ET How to Keep Kids Safe Online By JULIA ANGWIN Last week, a bunch of high-powered researchers issued a much-anticipated report on children's Internet safety. The Harvard University-led Internet Safety Technical Task Force concluded that technology ranging from age verification to filtering won't necessarily help make the Internet more safe for our darling tots. The results, while true, don't do much to allay most parents concerns. Although the Internet is an integral part of most Americans everyday life, we as a society are still struggling to figure out how to navigate a world where every danger imaginable – from predators to porn to that infernal "Chocolate Rain" video – lurks mere mouse-clicks away from