Online Social Networking and Pedophilia: An Experimental Research "Sting"

Roderic Broadhurst, Kasun Jayawardena

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    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: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior
    Editors K. Jaishankar
    Place of PublicationBoca Raton
    PublisherCRC Press LLC
    ISBN (Print)9781439829493
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


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