Online social networking and pedophilia: An experimental research "sting"

Roderic Broadhurst*, Kasun Jayawardena

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    Fears about the potential risks of the Internet, especially for children, have been long held within society. However, the advent and rapid uptake of websites such as MySpace ( and Facebook (http:// have added to these fears (Pascu, Osimo, Ulbrich, Turlea, & Burgelman, 2007). ›e fact that the Internet is lawless is now widely acknowledged (Broadhurst, 2006, p. 11).
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCyber Criminology
    Subtitle of host publicationExploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior
    PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Electronic)9781439829509
    ISBN (Print)9781439829493
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2011


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