CENSORSHIP Eunice Siu 9-5 As the Charter of Rights and Freedom states each person has his or her own right to express their own thought, belief, opinion, and expression. Especially, on the Internet, a place where most people are anonymous. A problem that can cause the content to corrupt our minds even more than it already has, the harm can effect generations that follow. Cyber-bullies who post the messages that are on the Internet can cause hurt feelings. Thus, the Internet Service Provider(s) [ISP(s)] should make it mandatory for whatever is being posted to have filters, blocks on the content (censoring)- a better filter than we have right now because the main filtering is mainly for pictures (Example: porn).
Tevin Hutchinson 11/10/2012 English 102 Technology plays a huge role in our everyday life. I do believe that technology has made our lives easier, but it also has made us more dependent on the technology itself. When using the internet for a dictionary you could easily get distracted. Anyone can put anything on the internet, so what you find might not be accurate. Most people find that looking things up on the internet is distracting because you are already on the web so why not check YouTube for a funny video, or update your status on the social network.
Cyber bullying is worse than normal bullying because it occurs on the internet, which is a much larger scale. The internet has become very common in today's society. It has played a major role in the social lives of many children. They are able to shop, communicate, and make good friends just by using the internet. People are also able to distribute information to a lot of people in very little time.
They may become so used to communicating via internet that they lose basic communication skills and can’t hold a face to face conversation. Prior to social media, people were able to have secret affairs. But now, it has become so much easier to trace foot prints that are left behind, which in turn makes it easier for couples to spy on each other. Sharing passwords, setting rules as to who your significant other can and can’t have on their friends list, or even going as far as making them delete social media all together will cause many problems between insecure couples. In general, relationships can be greatly affected both positively and
He believes our minds have been altered to expect all information the way the Net hands it out: “in a swiftly stream of moving particles,” as he put it. The author admits that the advantages of the internet are great, but believes they come at a great
Internet usage is on the rise and the main sources for obtaining information in the 21st century. Like with everything it has its advantages and disadvantages. One would say the advantages out way the disadvantages, making research more accessible at any time. Social media advantages and disadvantages were discussed and they have altered the way most individual post their business. It is no longer private and once it’s posted it can be used against someone.
Kirsten Laman ENGL 1301-61507 Professor Jackson 30 October 2014 Cognitive Effects of the Internet The book The Shallows by Nicholas Carr states that the introduction of the internet into society has had a profound effect on our culture. In other words, the internet has affected the way people think, read, and remember. The rapid access to tons of information has also affected people’s behavior making them less patient and less productive. According to Carr, “The Net commands our attention with far greater insistency than our television, or radio or morning newspaper ever did” (117). In today’s world, the internet has become essential to work, school and entertainment.
It seems as if cyber-bullying is a cruel way to treat someone. Any identity can be created on the Internet and that could be a good thing or a bad thing. Many things happen on the web and people hurt certain ones and do not get the punishment they should. Cyber-bullying has led to murders including suicides. The Internet is a huge tool when it comes to the subject taunting others.
However, this may be the proper thing to do, but let’s face it… it’s not happening that way. We know this because there have been times when we searched for information and depending on which site you are referencing the information will be different. So that tells us that someone is not inputting the proper information. When searching the Internet for information it is best to use creditable sites. Most government sites will have safe and correct information to use.
This act would give the government the power to cut off certain websites from the web. The bill is mainly concerned with copyrights and piracy but many people are worried that the bill goes too far into the realm of government censorship. Describe the general area to be studied The general area to be studied is the supposed free economy of the World Wide Web and the interaction it has with governments on issues of censorship and copyright laws.