Crimes are committed on a computer everyday in Florida and other States. While the computer can be a great and useful tool for personal and business purposes, the computer can also be a weapon. A Missouri mom was recently indicted for her role in a My Space scheme that ultimately led to the unfortunate suicide death of a teenager. Linda Deutsch with the Associated Press reported on the recent events at the Time Magazine web site. You can read more about this case at Mom Charged in My Space Suicide.
Parents as well as children can cause a great deal of problems without even leaving the house. I remember a line from the Spiderman movies, “With great power . . . comes great responsibility.” This quote should be kept in mind when using the computer and internet.