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Results of Porn study are in: its readily available and in the hands of the youth

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Nearly four-fifths of 16 and 17-year-olds have encountered pornographic content on the Internet, which is a multibillion-dollar business, porn research shows. Pornographic content is virtually ubiquitous on the Internet, and surveys suggest that 25 per cent of all searches lead to explicit content. Given the size of the market, it’s not surprising that young people are drawn to such sites, which are only a couple of clicks away. The study was published in the journal Policy and Internet. Professor Neil Thurman of the Department of Media and Communication (IfKW) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, in collaboration with statistician Fabian Obster (Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen), has carried out a study on the use of pornographic sites by young people. Based on a survey involving a sample of 1000 British adolescents, the survey also provides pointers for regulators and legislators in Germany. …

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