Internet and Chase Davis Essay

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Chase Davis November 2, 2010 6th period

The Dangers of t he Internet

There are many dangerous things about the internet. The reason for this is because there’s no one there to tell you that you can or can not look at a certain web site. Another dangerous thing about web sites is predators or people that are trying to do bad things to children or teenagers. Another thing they try to do is find out were you live, stay or were you go. Remember just because someone says there your age doesn’t mean they are. They could tell you that they are like thirteen and they could be like forty-two. The way they do this is getting on websites such as chat rooms or sites like MySpace or face book and trying to find information about you such as looking for you full name, your email address or your cell phone number or even your home phone. If you really look it up countless people are putting way to much information on the web and this information is in places were everyone can see it. A seventeen year old girl named Taylor Behl was talking to this man in a chartroom which she had been on for several months and in about a month later she had been found murdered. That must had made her parents feel very bad. So if you think about it if this girl wouldn’t have put any information on the internet. At least one in twenty-five teenagers or children receive online sexual content to were a offender wants to make online contact. So that all the things you shouldn’t put on a chat room or places like facebook or MySpace and some ways to preventing someone of getting any personal information about you or anyone one else that is related to you or maybe just friends with you. Viruses of the Internet A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer. Behind every virus is a computer programmer. They create viruses for a variety of reasons. It could be to demonstrate skill or a student trying to steal your report, but more than…