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  • Legalization of Internet Gambling
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    Legalization of Internet Gambling

    Witnesses testified on the issue of online gambling, focusing on the legal restrictions of Internet gambling and the impact on consumers and states if restrictions are lifted. Among the…

  • Teens and Technology Use
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    Teens and Technology Use

    Participants spoke about use of mobile technology by teenagers and students, as well as parents. Chairman Genachowski gave opening remarks followed by panel discussions on various issues…

  • Use of the Internet by Terrorists
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    Use of the Internet by Terrorists

    Witnesses testified about terrorist groups using the Internet to recruit and radicalize their followers. Topics included illustrations of propaganda used on Internet sites, instructions for…

  • Exploitation of Children over the Internet Day 1
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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 1

    Witnesses testified about the dangers of child predators on the Internet and ways to protect children by better educating parents and the children themselves. It was noted that the…

  • Sexual Exploitation of Children Over the Internet
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    Sexual Exploitation of Children Over the Internet

    Parry Aftab participated by video uplink from New York City about sexual exploitation of children over the Internet and what government and private groups are doing to detect and prevent…

  • The Role of the Media
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    The Role of the Media

    Mr. Walsh moderated a panel discussion on how the media and corporations can help prevent the victimization of children by predators. Among the topics they addressed were various alert systems,…

  • Protecting Children Online
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    Protecting Children Online

    Commission members heard testimony on resources for parents to help reduce access by minors to harmful materials on the Internet. Panelists debated where the laws should be drawn to protect…

  • Kids Parents and Librarians
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    Kids, Parents and Librarians

    Participants talked about providing Internet access to children in libraries. Among the issues they addressed were children’s rights to access, parent’s rights to supervise and monitor…