Essay on Effects of Internet Pornography

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Effects of Internet Pornography

It used to be almost impossible for children to get pornography. Comer stores would place adult magazines such as playboy on the top rack behind all the other magazines so that only the title was visible and it was out of reach of children. Movie stores would have separate rooms at the front of the store for their porn videos; this way they could monitor who went into the room. In today's technologically advanced society, pornographic magazines and videos are becoming extinct. Computer users can easily search for sex sites, with millions and millions or results. All it talks is the click of the mouse and children can visit any site they want. There is know way for Internet sites to monitor who is on
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Pornography, when used in the proper places by the proper people is perfectly acceptable, but when it more easily excisable for children to view then it is for them to research homework, then it is wrong. There are some ways in which the amount of pornography children can view on the Internet can be limited. First of all parents should install some kind of software to block spam, e-mail, and even websites that contain material that they don't want their children to view. Software such as Net Nanny doesn't fully protect against porn, but it does limit the amount that can be viewed. There is no software that can fully block all porn sites, because site developers constantly find ways around them. Another way that pornography can be limited is through software sharing programs such as kazaa, and lime wire. Since children and teens are the vast majority of users on these file-sharing programs, developers should not allow the trading of sex files through their system And the final and most effective way to stop children from viewing pornography on the Internet, is to prohibit pornographic website. There should be laws set in place to not allow these sites. There should also be severe punishments for anyone who breaks these laws. Pornography should stay were it belongs on the top self of a magazine rack, out of reach of the children.

Another problem that society faces because of pornography on the Internet is the access, to the
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