As if porn sites and pedophiles in chat rooms weren't frustrating enough for educators whose students use the internet, now online postings of amateur video featuring skin and violence are raising concerns. The explosion in online video-sharing sites, where clips of any nature can be easily uploaded for the world to see, has become the latest challenge for adults trying to shield children from the dangers of cyberspace.

Carol Kiesman, a mother and fourth-grade teacher in Houlton, Maine, enrolled her 14-year-old daughter in a cyberspace club called "Zoey's Room," so the teen could chat away...

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