Educators beware: Some sleazy internet opportunists have set out to scam children who accidentally misspell the addresses of popular web sites. The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) claim that one cyber-scammer is using common misspellings of internet addresses to target unsuspecting visitors with a barrage of pop-up pornography and gambling ads has K-12 decision makers discussing what should be done to prepare students for such internet traps.

The FTC issued a preliminary injunction against John Zuccarini of Andalusia, Pa., last month for his alleged violation of the agency's regulations regarding unfair or deceptive acts in commerce.

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