Countries such as China censor the Internet by blacklisting websites and putting pressure on Internet-service providers to filter and remove objectionable content. The government blocks censored sites by blacklisting the... More »

Censoring the Internet works through legal restrictions and through physical blocking with the use of software and hardware. Web filtering software uses keyword blocking and blacklists to restrict access to particular we... More » Technology Internet & Networking

The cons of Internet censorship include limiting the freedom of speech, limiting people's access to information that can help them develop their lives, giving too much power to the government and violations of basic huma... More »

Many argue that Internet censorship is bad because the Internet is a public community that nobody should be in charge of; no specific group should be able to determine what information can be posted and what information ... More »

Some of the negative effects of using the Internet include potential theft of personal information, social isolation, age-inappropriate content, spamming, and the spread of viruses and malware. The Internet has also led ... More »

Individuals seeking reliable medical information on the Internet should determine where the information comes from, how current the information is, and who is responsible for the content of the website. However, medical ... More » Technology Internet & Networking

Wireless Internet works by utilizing a wireless network that employs radio waves to transmit data. A wireless adapter connected to a computer transforms the data into radio signals that are transmitted via an antenna. A ... More »