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Winners of Internet Safety Awards honored

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Winners of the 2010 Internet Safety Awards were announced Friday night at a ceremony at Farrington High School. The awards honor Hawaii teens that use their creativity to produce public service announcements about dangers lurking in the online world.

According to the organizers of the event, one in seven youth have been sexually solicited online and over half of youth polled reported being the victim of online bullying. 65% of young people admit to plagiarizing material from the internet.

The winners are:

Best in Show
"Do you know who you are talking to?"
Myron B Thompson Academy

Cyber Bullying
"Trash Cyber Bullying"
Waianae High School

Piracy and Plagiarism
"That's what it is"
Roosevelt High School

Social Networking Websites and Online Predators
"Do you know who you are talking to?"
Myron B Thompson Academy

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