The internet is an open place that is the same as being on the
streets. It is a free going place. It is the responsibility of the
users to make sure that they keep themselves private, and safe.
When walking on the street, you must be careful that you do not give
out your very personal information to anyone you casualy meet or see.
You must be careful to not go in to areas that are suspected to be not
The fees you pay to access the net are to support the people who are
working to make the system work and hold together. The services to
connect to the net have a cost to maintain and operate. We all have
to make a living.
As for your personal safety and privacy, you should not open Spam or
non solicited emails. Also, there are many explicit or non desirable
types of sites that one should not visit, unless they want to have
some risky adventures. This is a personal choice.
With the use of common sense someone can make sure that they are safe.