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Surname 1 Your Name Instructor’s Name Course Date Virtual Reality Introduction Virtual reality is a true three-dimensional image that is established as a result of a combination of cooperative hardware and software. It is presented in a way that the user accepts the images as real, and it's hard to doubt. The sensory elements are made to feel they are in a real experience yet, in reality, it is a virtual artificial environment. Key elements characterize the virtual reality phenomenon. These include a virtual world, immersion, sensory feedback, and interactivity. Types of virtual reality include the non-immersive, semi-immersive and the fully immersive simulations (Steuer & Jonathan 2014). The virtual reality phenomenon is surrounded by various ethical issues mainly because it’s a technology that is continuously being embraced in the contemporary world. With a range of dynamics in the social sphere, a lot of ethical elements have been associated with virtual reality. Ethical Issues User Privacy and Data The use of virtual reality has been associated with privacy worries. Questions have been raised over our online avatars reflects our actual world activities and gestures. The kinetic fingerprints of the user unique movements can be tracked and exploited by a third party (Fairfield 385). From this, it evident that there is a necessity to engage in dialogue on the limits of virtual activities
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Surname 2 Pornographic Content Research has proved that extreme exposure to pornographic content is harmful. With the use of virtual reality technology about pornographic content has ale elicited ethnic issues. If a person is exposed to pornographic materials in a more realistic environment, it will lead to more harm. The situation becomes worse when there is the introduction of simulation with real-world people (Aardema 2010).
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