Soc Paper Quotes and Thoughts

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Soc Paper Quotes and Thoughts 1) Why is there so much hysteria about children and the Internet? 2) What aspect(s) of the Internet, if any, presents the most danger to children? Why? 3) What aspect(s) of the Internet, if any, might benefit children? Why? NPR Ms. LENORE SKENAZY (Author, "The Myth of Online Predators"): I'm happy to be here Neal, thanks. “[The internet] might actually be safer [than the rest of the world].” "The facts do not suggest that the Internet is facilitating an epidemic of sex crimes against youth." David Finkelhor “The kids who are going to more sort of skeezy places or expressing kind of sexual thoughts or, sort of, making themselves interesting to older people by going on to chat rooms where the subject is like sex or dating or they put really sexy pictures up. But the chances that the predator is going to look at your MySpace page, which frankly is boring to everyone except your very close friends, is really overblown.” “You would roll your eyes. I mean one of the reasons it seems so scary online versus in the real world is that you don't hear the wolf whistles as your kid walks to school. But online, there it is in print and it just seems that much more terrifying.” “And I said I think we should call the school about this in the morning. And it turns out that - we called the school in the morning, and they had already been alerted by a different parent on Friday and had already had the person in through law enforcement to talk to them. And I thought
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