Is the Internet safe, well it’s as safe as another public place. It is safe with supervision and guidance. I asked my mum how she self about me living alone in London at 22, she said it was scary but she new that I was sensible and would make good choices, so while London wasn’t overly Safe the choices I made would be safe. I think about all those parents who don’t like their children catching public transport because it’s not safe. Turns out being on a train with security guards (in Perth this is all night every train), cameras and good lighting way safer than stepping out of your parked car to walk to the front door of a quiet street. I know which makes me feel unsafe.
While we were all looking for strangers turns out that the danger is on the net sitting in your room, alone not sharing. I’ve had people find my Instagram and say they live in my local area and would like to hangout. In this modern Generation Safe internet is hard to find.
SAFER INTERNET DAY is on Tuesday the 7th of FEB get involved at https://esafety.gov.au/SID2017