British children work round web controls

British parents grossly underestimate how much time their children spend on the net, suggests a report.Written by security firm Symantec, it found that UK parents believe their children are online for 18.8 hours per month. The true figure is 43.5 hours.The report found that British parents were among those with the worst grasp of how long their children are online.The research also found that in many cases the net was providing a new way for families to communicate.The Online Living report from Symantec found that 20% of the 6,427 adults questioned had caught their children looking at unsuitable net sites.
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