The Worst Computer Crime Of Children

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Within the blink of an eye, technology has changed the entire face of humanity forever, and it is seen no greater than in the current era of social media, streaming content, smartphone usage in billions of people, and most importantly, the internet. In the span of two decades, it has become the dominant force for everything within our lives: professional, commercial, personal and even criminal. This was to be expected, for a tool that has the power to transmit information, video and much more to any other person in the world is an invaluable one, but the damage it has done isn’t able to be calculated, for the realm of activity encompasses multitude areas including theft, hacking, terrorism and much more. However, what is able to be easily…show more content…
However, the rise of the internet allowed for a new way for child pornography to flourish, with simple websites being distributed to those who could see it from the safety of their own homes. However, as the law matured and came to battle this, new ways to distribute the pornography were also invented, a tit-for-tat war that always had each side claiming victories and losses. Though, now it seems that newest feature on the internet to allow for child pornography to be distributed easily is the Deep Web. This is a part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines, including password-protected or dynamic pages and encrypted networks. It was created by the US government and has legitimate and useful purposes, including journalistic freedom in repressed nations, activists on freedom of speech and the leaking of secrets that are having an adverse effect on others. However, the anonymity presented by the Deep Web and it’s search engine, TOR (The Onion Router), has allowed for criminal means to occur with perhaps millions of users across the world being undetected. Naturally, the argument for this paper is not if we should be allowing this, but how strong we should be going against this. As such, the evidence will be given that total war should be taken against these networks, to flush out the pedophiles on these sites, take them down permanently and arrest the individuals who both create this smut and view it. As shown by Elise
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