1. Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide, July 8, 1999, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

2. Statistics,,

3. Magid, Lawrence, 1992, Child Safety on the Information Highway (pamphlet), National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

4. Finkelhor, David, Kimberly J. Mitchell, and Janis Wolak, 2000, Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Arlington, VA.

5. Ibid.

6. A traveler case is when an adult travels to meet and have sex with a youth he or she met on the Internet.

7. Turman, K.M., and K.L. Poyer, 1998, Child Victims and Witnesses: A Handbook for Criminal Justice Professionals, Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice: Washington, DC.

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