Many parental units are not “techies” and openly admit they are not. They seem to use that as an excuse to not be informed and proceed to trust their children to do what is right in an environment that is clearly risky.
Emails arrive daily asking how one can minimize getting so much Spam and if having their email addresses/links on their sites (I’ve had requests for both business and personal sites.) can contribute to the amount of Spam they get. Yes and yes!