Although internet has been a main life essential for people all around the world in all kinds of fields such as communication, business, and entertainment, it has left a very bad influence on societies most of the times especially on innocent children. Therefore, governments took some action regarding that by limiting what an individual can say, think or see. This is known as internet censorship.” The first attempt to censor the Internet occurred in 1996, when President Bill Clinton signed the Communications Decency Act. The legislation attempted to restrict obscene materials and indecent speech, but was so broad and evasive that classic works of literature, educational sites, and health and medical information were banned as well.”(Driscoll).Yes censorship can be protective and helpful, but its over protectiveness may have some disadvantages on life supplements. Internet censorship has a really big role in protecting us in our daily lives.
Censorship of the internet restricts first and ninth amendment rights, but also gives a sense of security to many people. The argument against government monitoring has been used before in the past for the technology at the time. The government should be able to monitor
First, 47% of those who did answer said that technology affected them in a negative way. Second, 53% of those who answered said that their lives changed to the worse. Then, after going to the IMC and conducted an interview that was as follows. 1) What are the behaviors commonly encountered by adolescence who use the internet for long periods? -Although the internet has now have become essential for any adolescent in studying and entertainment, studies have reported strong associations between aggression and the Internet, up to classifying the frequent use of the internet as an internet addiction disorder (IAD) in the new psychiatric classification of disorders.
They don’t want their sites to be the platform for fraudulent businesses, that is why they want to leave this area for good. They want to protect both the users and themselves. Due to the fact the services of Google/Facebook are used in PR-marketing campaigns of shady businesses, the governments of different countries can penalty them for the lack of regulation and
The idea of government censorship is not a new one. Governments use censorship to gain and keep power. Rad Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 depicts the way governments use censorship as a tool to control their citizens and gain the power that they desire. Censoring ways to gain knowledge stops people from wanting to think for themselves and from challenging different points of view. They stop the desire to learn by censoring the tools they use to do just that such as books, news, entertainment, the internet, and even communication.
Lack of censoring or even too much of it can cause seriuous harm. Quoting Zoe Saldana, an American actress, “Too much censorship is just as bad as having none at all. Children need to be exposed to things, because if they don 't see it, eventually, it 's not like it 's not going to happen, but it 's just that there needs to be a balance7.” Concluding this essay, I would like to say that media has an extreme power towards its audience, which can reap great benefits if used positively and can be very damaging if not. Besides of the government’s attempts to make the media safer for the people, it also depends on us who must cleverly choose which media suitable for us for the sake of this nation’s future, culture, and
"¬†¬†In our World, threats to our Country are common and are becoming frequent. Issues like bullying, extremism, terrorism, and even the illegal production and distribution of drugs threaten all parts of the world more than ever. Not to mention, our increasing dependence on technology for business transactions, work, school, and storage of information has opened up a medium to effectuate these actions. The use of the internet no doubt is beneficial but like anything else, it can, and has been put to ill use. Controversy has been stirred up concerning the monitoring of internet content by the government.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Terrorism indicated in a 2012 study that almost every reporting agency that dealt with terrorism, noted that the internet was used to communicate and coordinate the attacks. The Department of Homeland Security has told us that as long as we continue to become more dependent on modern technology, the more vulnerable we become to the criminals that commit cybercrimes like fraud, theft, and abuse. There are also the viruses that are being created and even proper virus protection is unable to protect us from these attacks. The worst crimes, are the ones committed against children, with the internet being used as a primary tool to find victims. Rather itâ€™s bullying, kidnapping, or human trafficking, the internet has allowed predators a new way of locating potential victims by interacting with them through the web, using websites such as facebook and twitter,as a means of communicating and manipulating children into
Sexual violence, bullying and so on is not a good thing that should we followed especially by young generation in this century. They are more likely to be pleased by what they saw, especially that shown by the media. Because of that, the media should play very important role to prevent these things from getting worse. Media should observe and study the benefits of using media to spread the information towards society. As a media roles, they should block and filtered the content of any media tools especially television.
In this modern era, Kids wants to get exposed to adults-only content. Every kid has their own gadget and the parents don’t have the time to check their kid’s safety. The internet has a lot of bad things which contains age-inappropriate content like the common one pornography, violence, and other more adult content. Unluckily, this kind of website can be gain access to by kids as young as ten or younger. The only way all guardians and parents can do about it is lock out harmful sites to keep their children safe.