Technology facilitates certain behaviours. This underlies the argument that the Internet may not be as benign as we might like to think. It is argued in this paper, through examination of the case of the capture of a large number of people on charges of possession of child pornography, that the Internet constitutes a kind of unintentional entrapment. Some consequences of this are explored.
Weckert, J. and Dalgarno, B. (2006), "Child pornography and deception on the internet: some ethical considerations", Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 205-213. https://doi.org/10.1108/14779960680000293Download as .RIS
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