"Christians and the Internet" newsletter
CATI, Vol. 2, No. 12:  August 30, 2001.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SOME CHRISTIAN WEB SITES: AN UPDATED LIST FOR MID-2001
2. SEARCHING FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY PICTURES ON THE WEB
3. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION FOR THIS NEWSLETTER
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1. SOME CHRISTIAN WEB SITES: AN UPDATED LIST FOR MID-2001

Over a year ago CATI published a list of some Christian Web
sites of possible interest to CATI subscribers.  Since the
Web is always changing, it is now time for an update of that
list, since a number of links on that list are now "broken"
(i.e., the sites have moved or, in some cases, have ceased
to exist) and some new links ought to be added.

Thus following you'll find an updated list of 200+ Christian
Web sites, some of which you may like to check out further.
Some of the sites on the list are "Reformed" in perspective;
others are more broadly evangelical in viewpoint.

Obviously, this list is not a complete list of Christian Web
sites, nor does inclusion of a particular Web site on the list
necessarily imply full endorsement of that site.  You should,
however, find some here that you will find profitable and/or
interesting.  Each has something special to offer (even if it
is a different point of view!).

Please let me know if you have suggestions of important sites
to add to the list.  I apologize in advance for leaving out
sites that should have been included (but, with your help,
I may be able to include them in a future issue).

Enjoy!

A 21st Century Puritanism
  http://www.planetkc.com/puritan/

Abate Not: Reformed Christian Resources
  http://members.aol.com/mariostz/christian/

Abortion and the Christian by John Jefferson Davis
  http://members.aol.com/CPLBO/AbortionandtheXian.toc.html

Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
  http://www.alliancenet.org/

American Association of Christian Schools
  http://www.aacs.org/

American Center for Law and Justice
  http://www.aclj.org/

American Family Association (AFA) (Donald E. Wildmon)
  http://www.afa.net

American Tract Society
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ats/

American Vision
  http://www.avision1.com/

Andre Kole
  http://www.andrekole.org/

Antithesis
  http://www.reformed.org/webfiles/antithesis/

ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band)
  http://www.apologetix.com/

As for My House
  http://www.gcp.org/products_c.asp

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (ARP)
  http://www.arpsynod.org/

Association of Classical and Christian Schools
  http://www.accsedu.org/

Audio Bible (KJV)
  http://www.audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html

Awesome Christian Sites (CrossDaily.com)
  http://awesome.crossdaily.com/

Bahnsen Theological Seminary (BTS) and Southern California
    Center for Christian Studies (SCCCS)
  http://www.scccs.org/

Baker Book House
  http://www.bakerbooks.com/

The Banner of Truth
  http://www.banneroftruth.co.uk/

Best of the Christian Web
  http://www.botcw.com/

Bethany Christian Services
  http://www.bethany.org/

Bible Gateway
  http://bible.gospelcom.net/bible?

The Bible League
  http://www.bibleleague.org/

Bible Study Hour (James Montgomery Boice)
  http://www.alliancenet.org/radio/bsh/bsh.html

Bible Study Tools (Crosswalk.com)
  http://www.biblestudytools.net/

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
  http://billygraham.org

Blue Letter Bible
  http://www.blueletterbible.org/

Books & Culture
  http://www.christianity.net/bc/current/

Boston Homepage (Thomas Boston)
  http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Den/1548/index.html

BreakPoint (Charles Colson)
  http://www.breakpoint.org/

C.H. Spurgeon: An Audio Archive
  http://www.mountzion.org/spurgeon.html

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings
  http://personal.bgsu.edu/~edwards/lewis.html

C.S. Lewis: 20th Century Christian Knight
  http://ic.net/~erasmus/RAZ26.HTM

Calvinist Cadet Corps
  http://www.gospelcom.net/cadets/

Campus Crusade for Christ
  http://www.ccci.org/

Campus Life
  http://www.christianitytoday.com/teens/

CCM Magazine (Contemporary Christian Music)
  http://www.ccmcom.com/

Center for Reformed Theology and Apologetics (CRTA)
  http://www.reformed.org/

Center for the Advancement of Paleo Orthodoxy (CAPO)
  http://capo.org/

Central Ideas in the Development of American Journalism by Marvin Olasky
  http://www.worldmag.com/world/olasky/centralideas/index.html

CHAIM (Christians Announcing Israel's Messiah)
  http://www.chaim.org/

Chalcedon Report
  http://www.chalcedonreport.com/

Children's Ministry International, Inc.
  http://www.childministry.com/

Christ College
  http://www.christcollege.org/

Christian Answers Network (ChristianAnswers.net)
  http://www.ChristianAnswers.net/canhome.html

Christian Book Distributors (Christianbook.com; CBD)
  http://www.chrbook.com/

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
  http://www.ccel.org/

Christian Coalition of America
  http://www.cc.org/

Christian Computing Magazine
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ccmag/

Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)
  http://www.ccli.com/

Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF)
  http://www.ccef.org/

Christian Financial Planning Institute (Larry Burkett)
  http://www.christianfpi.org/

Christian Freedom International (CFI)
  http://www.christianfreedom.org/

Christian Home & School
  http://www.gospelcom.net/csi/chs/current_issue/

Christian Homeschool Forum on CIN (Christian Interactive Network)
  http://www.gocin.com/homeschool/

Christian Parenting Today
  http://www.christianity.net/cpt/current/

Christian Reader
  http://www.christianity.net/cr/current/

Christian Scholar's Review
  http://www.hope.edu/resources/csr/

Christian Schools International
  http://www.gospelcom.net/csi/

Christianbook.com (Christian Book Distributors; CBD)
  http://www.chrbook.com/

Christianity Today
  http://www.christianitytoday.com/

Christians United for Reformation (CURE)
  http://capo.org/cure/cure.html

ChristianTeens.Net
  http://www.christianteens.net/main.shtml

Classical Christian Homeschooling
  http://www.classicalhomeschooling.org/

Concerned Women for America
  http://www.cwfa.org/

Contra Mundum
  http://www.visi.com/~contra_m/cm/

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (D. James Kennedy)
  http://www.crpc.org/

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  http://www.gospelcom.net/cccu/

Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW)
  http://www.cbmw.org/

Covenant College
  http://www.covenant.edu/

Covenant Media Foundation
  http://www.cmfnow.com/

Covenant Seminary
  http://www.covenantseminary.edu/

Covenant United Reformed Church: Reformed Links
  http://www.covenant-urc.org/links.html

Credenda Agenda
  http://www.credenda.org/

CrossSearch.com Resource Directory
  http://www.crosssearch.com/

Crosswalk.com
  http://www.crosswalk.com/

Crown & Covenant Publications
  http://www.psalms4u.com/

Crown Financial Ministries (Larry Burkett)
  http://www.crown.org/

Cumberland Valley Bible Book Service
  http://www.cvbbs.com/

Cyber Hymnal
  http://www.cyberhymnal.org/

Desiring God Ministries (John Piper)
  http://www.desiringgod.org/

DiscipleMakers
  http://www.dm.org/

Dordt College
  http://www.dordt.edu/

Echo Hills Christian Study Center (Jack Kinneer)
  http://www.wso.net/echohills/index.htm

Ephesians Four Group (E4 Group)
  http://www.e4.net/

Escondido Tutorial Service
  http://www.gbt.org/

Family Radio
  http://www.familyradio.com/

Family Research Council
  http://www.frc.org/

Farese.com
  http://farese.com/

Favorite Hymns
  http://www.planetkc.com/puritan/hymns.htm

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
  http://www.fca.org/

Fellowship of Christian Magicians
  http://www.gospelcom.net/fcm/

Fire and Ice: Puritan and Reformed Writings
  http://www.puritansermons.com/

Focus on the Family
  http://www.fotf.org/

Gateway to Joy (Elizabeth Elliot)
  http://www.gospelcom.net/bttb/listen/gwtj/

Geneva College
  http://www.geneva.edu/

Gideons International
  http://www.gideons.org/

Global Journal of Classical Theology
  http://www.trinitysem.edu/journal/journalmain.html

GOSHEN (Christian Search Engine and Directory)
  http://www.goshen.net/

Gospel Communications Network
  http://www.gospelcom.net/

Gospel Communications International
  http://www.gospelcom.net/gf/

Grace to You (John MacArthur)
  http://www.gty.org/

Great Commission Publications
  http://www.gcp.org/

Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  http://www.gpts.org/

A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet (Pointing the Way)
  http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-books.html

A Guide to Christian Resources on the Internet (Not Just Bibles)
  http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-resources.html

Hall of Church History
  http://www.gty.org/~phil/hall.htm

The Highway
  http://www.the-highway.com/

Hollywood Jesus
  http://www.hollywoodjesus.com/

Home School Digest (Wisdom's Gate)
  http://www.homeschooldigest.com/hsd.htm

Home School Legal Defense Association (Mike Farris)
  http://www.hslda.org/

HomeSchool Channel (Mike Farris at Crosswalk.com)
  http://homeschool.crosswalk.com/

Homeschool World (Mary Pride)
  http://www.home-school.com/

Homeschooling Today
  http://www.homeschooltoday.com/home.htm

I.C.E. FreeBooks
  http://metanet.net/freebooks/sidefrm1.htm

Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD)
  http://www.ibcd.org/

Institute for Creation Research (ICR)
  http://www.icr.org/

Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
  http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/ipb-e/epl-cvinst.html
    OR
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
(with Introduction by John Murray)
  http://www.ccel.org/c/calvin/institutes/institutes.html

International Bible Society
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ibs/

International Christian Concern
  http://www.persecution.org/

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
  http://www.persecutedchurch.org/home.cfm

International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)
  http://www.ifesworld.org/

Internet for Christians (Quentin J. Schultze)
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ifc/

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  http://www.gospelcom.net/iv/

Into the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
  http://cslewis.DrZeus.net/

James Ward Music
  http://www.jameswardmusic.com/

Jews for Jesus
  http://www.jewsforjesus.org/

John Newton (The Newton Library)
  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/4495/index2.html

John Owen: Puritan Prince of the Divines
  http://www.theocentric.com/johnowen/

JonathanEdwards.com
  http://www.jonathanedwards.com/

Journal of Biblical Ethics in Medicine
  http://capo.org/jbem/intro_pa.htm

Judy Rogers
  http://www.judyrogers.com/

Just for Catholics (Joe Mizzi)
  http://www.justforcatholics.org/

Just Moms
  http://www.justmoms.com/

Kid's Corner
  http://www.gospelcom.net/gci/kc/

King's Meadow Study Center (George Grant)
  http://capo.org/kmsc/index.htm

Knox Theological Seminary
  http://www.knoxseminary.org/

L'Abri Fellowship (Switzerland)
  http://www.labri.org/

Layman Online (Presbyterian Layman, PCUSA)
  http://www.layman.org/

Leadership Journal
  http://www.christianitytoday.com/leaders/

Legacy: WWW Reformed & Puritan Christian Literature
  http://www.iserv.net/~mrbill/Legacy.html

Ligonier Ministries (Renewing Your Mind with R.C. Sproul)
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ligonier/

Logos Research Systems, Inc.
  http://www.logos.com/

Marriage (Marriage Partnership)
  http://www.christianity.net/mp/current/

Men of Integrity
  http://www3.christianity.net/menofintegrity/

Michael Card
  http://michaelcard.com/

Mid-America Reformed Seminary
  http://www.midamerica.edu/

Middle East Reformed Fellowship (MERF)
  http://www.merf.org/

Modern Reformation
  http://www.alliancenet.org/pub/mr/mr.html

The Mountain Retreat
  http://members.aol.com/twarren10/

MovieGuide (Ted Baehr)
  http://www.movieguide.org/

NAPARC (North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council):
    Member Congregations
  http://www.opc.org/relations/NAPARC.html

National Association of Evangelicals (NAE)
  http://nae.net/

National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC)
  http://www.nanc.org/

The Navigators
  http://www.gospelcom.net/navs/

NetCentral
  http://www.netcentral.net/

New Horizons
  http://www.opc.org/new_horizons.html

North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council (NAPARC):
    Member Congregations
  http://www.opc.org/relations/NAPARC.html

Not Just Bibles: A Guide to Christian Resources on the Internet
  http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-resources.html

Open Doors with Brother Andrew
  http://www.opendoorsusa.org/

Ordained Servant
  http://www.opc.org/OS/Ordained_servant.html

Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC)
  http://www.opc.org/

P & R Publishing
  http://www.prpbooks.com/

Phil Johnson's Bookmarks
  http://www.gty.org/~phil/bookmark.htm

Phil Keaggy
  http://www.philkeaggy.com/

Philip E. Johnson Page
  http://www.origins.org/menus/pjohnson.html

Pilgrim's Page: A John Bunyan Archive
  http://www.johnbunyan.org/

Piper's Notes
  http://www.soundofgrace.com/piper.htm

Pointing the Way: A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet
  http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-books.html

Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)
  http://www.pcanet.org/

Presbyterian Youth of America (PYA)
  http://www.newcitymedia.com/pya/

Preview Family Movie and TV Review
  http://www.gospelcom.net/preview/

Prison Fellowship Ministries
  http://www.pfm.org/

Probe Ministries
  http://www.probe.org/

Prodigal Press by Marvin Olasky
  http://www.worldmag.com/world/olasky/Prodigal/index.html

Promise Keepers
  http://www.promisekeepers.org/

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
  http://www.heritagebooks.org/seminary.html

Puritan Wisdom
  http://members.home.net/drbrooker/puritanwisdom.html

A Puritan's Mind
  http://www.apuritansmind.com/

The Quiet Place: Reformed Baptist WWW Resources
  http://www.iserv.net/~mrbill/Quiet.html

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries
  http://www.gospelcom.net/rzim/

Reformation & Revival Ministries (John H. Armstrong)
  http://www.randr.org/

Reformation Ink
  http://www.markers.com/ink/

Reformed Bible College
  http://www.reformed.edu/

Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS)
  http://www.rcus.org/

Reformed Episcopal Church
  http://www.recus.org/index.htm

Reformed Network (Protestant Reformed Network)
  http://www.reformednet.org/refnet/index.htm

Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA)
  http://www.reformedpresbyterian.org/

Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary (RPTS)
  http://www.rpts.edu/

Reformed Theological Seminary
  http://www.rts.edu/

Reformed Theological Seminary Bookstore
  http://www.rts.edu/bookstore/

Renewing Your Mind with R.C. Sproul (Ligonier Ministries)
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ligonier/

Reverend Fun Cartoons
  http://www.gospelcom.net/rev-fun/

Richard Baxter Homepage
  http://members.aol.com/augusteen/Baxter.html

Robert Murray M'Cheyne
  http://web.ukonline.co.uk/d.haslam/m-cheyne.htm

Rutherford Institute
  http://www.rutherford.org/welcome.asp

Scottish Preachers
  http://www.newble.co.uk/hall/

The Shelter: A Francis A. Schaeffer Site
  http://www.rationalpi.com/theshelter/

Sola Scriptura! (Michael Bremmer)
  http://www.mbrem.com/

Sound Word Associates, Ltd.
  http://www.soundword.com/

Southern California Center for Christian Studies (SCCCS)
    and Bahnsen Theological Seminary (BTS)
  http://www.scccs.org/

Spirit-Wars (Peter Jones)
  http://www.spirit-wars.com/

Spurgeon Archive
  http://www.spurgeon.org/

Still Waters Revival Books
  http://www.swrb.com/

The Strait Gate
  http://straitgate.com/

Summit Ministries
  http://www.ChristianAnswers.net/summit/sumhome.html

Telling the Truth by Marvin Olasky
  http://www.worldmag.com/world/olasky/truth1.html

The Teaching Home
  http://www.teachinghome.com/

Telling the Truth by Marvin Olasky
  http://www.worldmag.com/world/olasky/truth1.html

Third Millennium Ministries
  http://www.thirdmill.org/

Thornwell Hall
  http://www.thornwellhall.org

Today's Christian Woman
  http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/

Trinity Book Service
  http://www.trinitybookservice.org/

Unravelling Wittgenstein's Net - A Christian ThinkTank
  http://www.webcom.com:80/~ctt/

The Voice of the Martyrs (Persecution.com)
  http://www.persecution.com/home.asp

Wanted: Thinking Christians
  http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Thebes/4689/

Web Devotions
  http://www.farese.com/webdev.htm

Westminster Bookstore
  http://www.wts.edu/bookstore/

Westminster Shorter Catechism Project
  http://bpc.org/wsc/

Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia)
  http://www.wts.edu/

Westminster Seminary California
  http://www.wscal.edu/

Wheaton College
  http://www.wheaton.edu/

The White Horse Inn (Michael Horton)
  http://www.alliancenet.org/radio/whi/whi.html

The Wilberforce Forum
  http://www.christianity.com/wilberforce/

Wisdom's Gate
  http://www.homeschooldigest.com/

Wisdom's Gate: Home School Digest
  http://www.homeschooldigest.com/hsd.htm

WordMP3.com
  http://wordmp3.com/

World Evangelical Fellowship
  http://www.worldevangelical.org/

World Magazine
  http://www.worldmag.com/

www.francis.schaeffer.net
  http://www.francis.schaeffer.net/

Wycliffe Bible Translators
  http://www.wycliffe.org/

Young Life Ministries
  http://www.younglife.org/

Your Church: Church Buyers Guide
  http://www3.christianity.net/yc/

Youth for Christ (YFC)
  http://www.gospelcom.net/yfc/

Youth Specialties
  http://www.gospelcom.net/ys/

Zondervan Publishing House
  http://www.zondervan.com/

Again, you are expected to use your own Christian discretion
and common sense in using this list.  Many of the sites are
"Reformed" in viewpoint while others are broadly evangelical,
and even the "Reformed" sites may differ on significant issues
(such as eschatology, appropriate music for worship, and even
infant baptism!).

I like the warning that Covenant United Reformed Church gives
in its own list of suggested links (see above):

"All those making use of these links should use discretion
and, like the Bereans (Acts 17:11), compare everything taught
in them against the Scriptures.  The listing of any link here
should not be considered to be an endorsement by us of that
organization or its teachings."
  http://www.covenant-urc.org/links.html

I do believe, however, that all should find at least some of
these links to be valuable and rewarding.

Enjoy!
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2. SEARCHING FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY PICTURES ON THE WEB

Most CATI readers know how to use search engines (such as the
popular Google at http://www.google.com) to search for text on
the Web.  Here are some previous CATI articles dealing with
that topic:

Finding Information on the Web: Using Search Engines
  http://www.traver.org/cati/archives/cati12.htm#3

Finding Information on the Web: Family-Filtered Search Engines
  http://www.traver.org/cati/archives/cati13.htm#3

Safer Searching of the Web with Google's SafeSearch
  http://traver.org/cati/archives/cati43.htm#2

But what if you want to search not for text, but for pictures?

Well, there are indeed search engines available for pictures,
but that can be risky territory on the Web because of the
abundance of "adult" sites filled with pictures that are not
"family-friendly."  It is possible, for example, for a person
to do a search for Disney cartoons and come up with cartoon
drawings which are definitely not "G-rated" and which Walt
would never have authorized.  "Adult" material can show up
in the results regardless of whether one is actively looking
for such on the Internet.

There are a number of approaches a family may take to work
around this problem.  One option is to use parental control
software, such as CyberPatrol or CYBERsitter.  For past CATI
articles on that topic, check "Parental Control Software" in
CATI's partial topical index:

CATI: Partial Index of Articles (by topic)
  http://www.traver.org/cati/pindex.htm

(I'm also planning to include a new article on this topic in
the next issue of CATI.)

Another option is to use a family-friendly "ISP" ("Internet
Service Provider").  Focus on the Family used to provide a
list of such providers, but they are no longer doing that:

"Focus on the Family is no longer to maintain a list of
family-friendly services that we initiated in 1998. However,
we are pleased to direct our Web visitors to FilterReview
(www.filterreview.com), a new resource operated by the
National Coalition for the Protection of Children and
Families.  Focus on the Family worked alongside the National
Coalition in development of this resource that allows
families to review a variety of safe Internet services in
order to find the service that best meets their family's
needs."
  http://www.family.org/cforum/research/papers/a0002551.html

Here, again, is that new resource to replace the old:

FilterReview
  http://www.filterreview.com/

This new site, by the way, does not confine itself to the
topic of finding a family-friendly ISP, but has much other
useful information as well.

So using parental control software and a family-friendly ISP
are two available options.  But for those who want a third
choice, there is one:  family-friendly search engines that
are specifically intended to be used to find appropriate
pictures on the Web.

Here's one family-safe place to search for pictures:

Ditto Visual Search
  http://www.ditto.com/

And here is their philosophy:
 ________________________________
/
"Family Filters

"Many Ditto users prefer not to have adult sites included
in their search results, therefore, we have taken special
measures to filter these sites and eliminate them from our
search results. While no filtering process is 100% accurate,
we use proprietary technology as well as a human element to
check each and every keyword and image that is in our
production database.

"Our filtering is 'Always On' meaning the Ditto web site is
safe all of the time. There is no need to toggle back and
forth between the site being 'Safe' and 'Not Safe'. Sites,
web pages and images containing pornography, explicit
sexual content, and other offensive material are always
blocked from search results. With this 'Always On' approach
you can feel confident in directing users of all ages to
search our web site for their search needs. We strive to
keep the filtering information as current and comprehensive
as possible. However, if you find sites or images that
contain offensive content in your results please send an
email with the site's URL to review@ditto.com and we will
investigate it.

"By adhering to a strict filtering process our web site has
received recognition as a safe site from the following web
filtering vendors: Net Nanny, CYBERsitter, SafeSurf."

  http://www.ditto.com/filters.asp
\________________________________

Ditto.com's filtering is "Always On" when you use them to
search for pictures, but you need to be more careful when
you search for pictures with AltaVista.com:

AltaVista: Image Search
  http://www.altavista.com/sites/search/simage

Important:  Check the top right-hand corner to make sure
that it says "Family Filter is on" if you want it set for
family-friendly searching.

Here's how AltaVista describes that function:

"Family Filtering. Some of the material on the Site includes
mature or adult content intended for people who are at least
18 years old. We have developed three filters to exclude
material that you may think is not suitable for people under
18 years old. These filters cover AltaVista Search. To
change these filters, go to Family Filter for Search."
  http://www.altavista.com/sites/search/simage

Note, however, this warning from them:

"While we make diligent efforts to exclude adult content
from the filter, we may not be able to exclude all of it.
In addition, people may disagree over what content should
be excluded from filter. That's why you may see some
content you think is adult content even if you use the
filter. If that happens, please let us know by e-mailing
us at search@support.altavista.com. Please note that we
disclaim all liability for this in our Disclaimer of
Warranties section...."
  http://www.altavista.com/sites/about/termsofuse

So when you search for pictures on the Web, you may prefer
to use Ditto.com rather than AltaVista.  One other note:
there is no perfect solution in this area.  Even though
Ditto.com should protect your family against "hard porn,"
searching for certain actresses or TV stars could turn up
pictures that some people might consider to be not far
from "soft porn."  Even so, Ditto.com should prove to be
a helpful resource when searching for family-appropriate
pictures on the Web, but it is not a complete substitute
for appropriate parental supervision.  It's still true that
"parents make the best parents"!
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