More and more, I'm reading about the dangers of MySpace from people who just don't seem to understand that MySpace has become an important part of a teenage life. Now, don't get me wrong, all of these articles are worth reading. If you are the parent of an Internet user under the age of 18, then maybe it's required reading. You need to know this stuff. But, let me tell you how to protect your children ... It's really easy ... Talk to them. Tell your child that child predators are using MySpace. Tell your child to watch out for child predators. Tell them, not to put their address or phone numbers in their MySpace profile. Of course, they may not listen to you, but at least you've prepared them. It's like when you tell them to be wary of strangers or talk to them about sex. You are preparing them for life and life today includes the Internet. And teen life includes MySpace. You can ban your child from using MySpace and it'll have the same affect as telling your child to break up with their boyfriend. Remember also that strangers and sex are not evil. And neither is MySpace.