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Learn about technology, what devices are, how kids use them, where you can get more information, learn about the way devices connect to the internet, information resources for parents interested in a safer online environment for their children.

What is a computer network?

What is a computer network? Learn about networks in general, and more importantly about what a computer network is. Understand how these definitions allow you to understand what the internet actually is. This article gives you enough information to understand what the network in your home might consist of. If you have broadband internet, you have a computer network, even if you didn’t realise it.

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Video Game Rating Systems

Learn how to understand video game rating systems, what the main rating systems in use are, how to interpret them, and where to find further information. These systems are useful if you are concerned about he content in video games, and whether it is appropriate for children in your care. Discover where you can find additional information on individual games that have been rated, and how the level of information the main rating systems provides differs. The article looks at the PEGI (Pan European Game Information) and ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) systems primarily. Understanding the rating systems in use is an essential part of implementing effective parental controls.

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