A new Symantec study, the Norton Online Living Report, fielded by Harris Interactive, found that parents in the U.S. think their kids are online two hours a month, but in reality, kids report spending 20 hours a month online.  And, 41% of U.S. teens ages 13-17 years old agree that their parents have no idea what they are looking at online.  In addition, only a third of parents worldwide set parental controls and monitor their children’s online activities. In a recent article from the Center for Media Research, Marian Merritt, Internet Safety Advocate, Symantec stated, “Parents are in the dark when it comes to knowing what their kids are doing online… this report clearly demonstrates a global digital divide between parents and their cyber-savvy children…”

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