Adults and the Internet


Internet safety is usually packaged as protection for children. Don’t get me wrong we need to protect our youth,but we also need protection for the adults of the household.

When people of all ages are on the Internet, there is very little accountability in regards to knowing where, when and how long they have been on the Internet. The use a good Internet filter will assist in keeping your household free of the dangers of the Internet.

A good filter will have the capability of generating reports of usage of a computers visited web sites. It will also add a accountability feature that will allow you to have a partner view your surfing history.

PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION STATS

PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION AND INDUSTRY STATISTICS

As of 2003, there were 1.3 million pornographic websites; 260 million pages

U.S. adult DVD/video rentals in 2005: almost 1 billion (Adult Video News).
Hotel viewership for adult films: 55% (cbsnews.com).

Unique worldwide users visiting adult web sites monthly: 72 million

Number of hardcore pornography titles released in 2005 .

Adults admitting to Internet sexual addiction: 10%; 28% of those are women .

More than 70% of men from 18 to 34 visit a pornographic site in a typical month (comScore Media Metrix).

More than 20,000 images of child pornography posted online every week (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 10/8/03).

Approximately 20% of all Internet pornography involves children (National Center for Mission & Exploited Children).

100,000 websites offer illegal child pornography (U.S. Customs Service estimate).

As of December 2005, child pornography was a $3 billion annual industry .

“At a 2003 meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, two thirds of the 350 divorce lawyers who attended said the Internet played a significant role in the divorces in the past year, with excessive interest in online porn contributing to more than half such cases. Pornography had an almost non-existent role in divorce just seven or eight years ago.” (Divorcewizards.com)

Internet safety is not just for children

Protect yourself from the temptation of pornography, put a stop to the open door of filth that is pumped into your household via the Internet.

Please don’t allow your self to become another satistic,protect yourself and your household with a good filtering system.