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Useful resources Definitions of terms While one should always advise caution when relying on Wikipedia for facts, the following Wikipedia pages do offer excellent summaries of the following online issues: Social networking: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_networking Chatrooms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatroom Blogging: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog Instant messaging: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instant_messaging MMORPGs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MMORPG#_note-subscribers Second Life: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_life Cyberbullying: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyber_bullying Internet suicide: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_suicide Phishing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing Cybercrime: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybercrime Chat shorthand & internet vocabulary http://www.netlingo.com/emailsh.cfm The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) IWF's remit is to minimise the availability of potentially illegal internet content--specifically, images of child sexual abuse hosted anywhere in the world; criminally obscene content and incitement to racial hatred content. http://www.iwf.org.uk/public/page.2.htm Software which will...

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