The term “pornography” lacks a well-defined meaning. There may be broad agreement that some materials are or are not pornographic, but for other materials, individual judgments about what is pornography will vary. In recognition of this essential point, the term “inappropriate sexually explicit material” will be used to underscore the subjective nature of the term.
HOW PREVALENT IS PORNOGRAPHY ON THE INTERNET?
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE STRATEGIES THAT THE PORNOGRAPHY INDUSTRY USES TO GET ‘HITS’ TO THEIR SITES?
With more than a half a million adult sites on the Internet, the online pornography industry is highly competitive. Adult marketers are continually developing new strategies to drive traffic to their sites. Some of their tactics include:
WHY AREN’T AUTHORITIES CONTROLLING THE ACCESS TO PORNOGRAPHIC SITES?
WHAT EFFECTS DO PORNOGRAPHIC IMAGES HAVE ON CHILDREN?
WHAT CAN PARENTS DO ABOUT THE INTERNET, CHILDREN AND PORNOGRAPHY?
Assume that children and teens are being exposed to sexual images in various media (magazines, T.V., video games, etc.) and establish an open and honest dialogue with them so they will come to you with their questions
Kids in the Know:
Kids in the Know is an interactive safety education program for increasing the personal safety of children and reducing their risk of sexual exploitation
Protect your family from sexual predators, cyber bullies and inappropriate content
Adults just don’t get it. We’re surrounded by porn everywhere we go. It’s everywhere – in the movies we watch, the magazines we read, the music videos we see.
~13-year-old boy, Toronto