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  • Tracking Of Internet Use By Minors
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    It has been noted that the media and advertising industries have targeted the children in the process of selling products and services. Children are in the age range that is most influenced and are most desired for companies to sell products to. Minors are young and are therefore potential long-term consumers. Some of these advertising industries include companies selling credit cards, tobacco, alcohol, clothing and fast food. According to marketing expert James U. McNeal, PhD, author of 'The Ki...
  • Children Internet Access And Computer Skills
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    The Internet links people together via computer terminals and telephone lines (and in some cases wireless radio connections) in a web of networks and shared software. This allows users to communicate with one another wherever they are in the "net". This Internet link began as the United States military project Agency Network Advanced Research (ARPANET) during the Vietnam War in 1969. It was developed by the United States Department of Defense's (DOD) research people in conjunction with various c...
  • Children And The Internet Many Children
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    Children and the Internet Many children nowadays use, or at least have access to the internet. But most people are blinded by all the benefits of the internet, and fail to notice any of the problems that can come from overuse. Since the internet is a new technology, not many studies have been done to determine how beneficial or detrimental it can be to children. Although the internet may have many benefits to children, it can also be very harmful to them. One of the most obvious problems with ch...
  • Vulgar Material On The Internet
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    Information has long been sought out by many generations throughout time. It is a powerful tool that has often been hard to find, until the evolution of the Internet. The Internet has brought the world to the fingertips of millions world-wide. What used to take days or years to find, a person with the knowledge and ability may find in mere minutes of searching on the Internet. But along with the value it brings, there are also many dark sides. Pornography, stalkers, hackers, and other forms of e...
  • Potentially Harmful Effects On Their Children
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    The Internet is an amazing and informative tool. Today, and in years to come, it will without a doubt become the cornerstone for education and communication throughout our society. However, it is currently not regulated by governmental laws and guidelines. It's contents are accessible to all users - including children! With the explosive growth of Internet usage throughout the world, it is the individual user who needs to take the appropriate precautions to regulate the potentially damaging cont...
  • Vulnerability Of Children To Internet Advertising The
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    1.0 PART A: VULNERABILITY OF CHILDREN TO INTERNET ADVERTISING The internet-related advertising topic chosen for this report is the vulnerability of children to advertising on the Internet. This topic was originally suggested by Anu and was considered interesting because it is a contemporary issue, with growing importance due to the rapid change of technology in society. 1.1 HOW THE TOPIC WAS FOUND A number of different topics were considered before advertising to children was chosen, such topics...
  • Internet And View Material
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    The Internet has become a growing source of entertainment and information over the past years. Statistics say, there are "over two million new Internet users per month" (NTIA). More than half of all Americans are "online."In September 2001,143 million Americans, or about 54% of the population were using the Internet" (NTIA). As more and more people Become familiar with the internet, the potential of its contents grows rapidly, at an uncontrollable rate. Why uncontrollable? Because in some cases ...
  • Internet Child Porn And Abuse
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    Abstract In the shadow world of child abuse, the Internet is a Stroke of luck. The sinister threat of an increasingly sophisticated and devious internet trade with dues-paying organizations promoting and condoning pedophilia over the Internet and the trading of meticulous records of their collections and victims are on the rise. By use of the computer, these groups can quickly organize material, communicate with others who share like interests and troll the net for potential victims, seek valida...

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