Internet Censorship Offending : a Preliminary Analysis of the Social and Behavioural Patterns of Offenders.

  • Angela Carr

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


A major aim of this thesis was to examine the relationship between involvement in Internet based social activity and involvement in accessing legally objectionable material via the Internet. As such, data collected during the investigation of a sample of 145 individuals identified as using the Internet to access legally objectionable material was subjected to a series of explorative analyses. These analyses revealed significant associations between individuals’ use of Internet applications facilitating directed, two way communication (eg. Email and ICQ) during the process of accessing legally objectionable material and indicators of increased personal investment in offence related activities.
Date of Award3 Feb 2007
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorPaul Wilson (Supervisor)

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