More children stumble upon porn online

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 06 2007 @ 10:12 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
University of New Hampshire researchers found that 42 percent of Internet users between 10-17 years old said they've seen online porn in a recent 12-month span.
Of those, 66% said they did not want to view the images and had not sought them out. The researchers' conclusions appear in the February issue of the journal Pediatrics, due out today.

Pornography was defined in the study as images of naked people or people having sex.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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