Fear the Porn

Via the BBC:  ‘Shady’ porn site practices put visitors at risk.

And some stats:

Statistics suggest that approximately 12% of all websites offer pornography of one sort or another and that 70% of men under 24 browse these sites.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. Brett says:

    No shocker there, and same for the fact that a lot of porn sites have malware and other crap on them. You just have to be careful, and make sure that you have a good firewall and malware/virus scanner to clean up after looking at that stuff.

  2. make sure that you have a good firewall and malware/virus scanner to clean up after looking at that stuff.

    And to think, all you used to need was tissues.

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  3. 70% of men under 24 browse these sites.

    In other news, water is wet.