Internet: Blessing Or CursePaper Rating: Word Count: 1619 Approx Pages: 6
There are many reasons why the Internet is so controversial. The problem with the Internet today is
the fact that anyone can access just about anything they want to from it. For example, pornography is a
big issue because children are accessing adult content so easily without anyone having to know about it.
Also, there are some websites that allow you to watch people doing drugs. A lot of this stuff seems
crazy and unbelievable, but it is true. There was a recent accident from a website like this. The website
was allowing its viewers to get high over the Internet on webcams and cheer each other on. A 20 year
old male died from a drug overdose in this situation.
The thing is right now cyber-space has no real laws that limit the actual access you have on the net.
There are some laws that make it illegal and result in consequences, but they can only go so far.
Another issue is that there is so much obscenity and violence that goes on inside online chat rooms, and
the most frightening part about it is that it is so easy for someone to trick another person with their age
and get you to meet up with them. This is very dangerous especially for children. Let's say a 50 year