This title looks at the growth of the Internet, from its earliest beginnings through to its current role as an ever-expanding source of information. It includes statistics about online fraud, hacking and identity theft. It also explores issues surrounding safety when communicating online, from chat rooms and forums to online shopping, and offers ways in which young people can still safely use and enjoy the Internet. Each book in this series explores an issue that may affect young people's lives. The books are aimed directly at children and provide support to them and also to parents and teachers.