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Frostweaver
March 9th, 2004, 05:02 PM
Recently in school inside a class called "career and life management", we're moving on to the topic of the internet... a small discussion was brought up to Online prvacy, online predators and internet addiction... People who "belongs" to the offline world holds some quite pessimistic look on the internet. But I wonder what does fellow friends online say?

So if you have the time, answer a few questions and share your thoughts about the online world with your answers. (note: there is no "correct" answer) And of course you can choose to answer only a few questions out of the following, or just not answer at all.
(cough also if you answer these questions then you'll be helping Frosty on his homework so lend a helping hand please cough?) ^_^;;


1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


thanks for your time reading over all this long crappy post ^_^; Thanks!

Haruka
March 9th, 2004, 05:17 PM
Recently in school inside a class called "career and life management", we're moving on to the topic of the internet... a small discussion was brought up to Online prvacy, online predators and internet addiction... People who "belongs" to the offline world holds some quite pessimistic look on the internet. But I wonder what does fellow friends online say?

So if you have the time, answer a few questions and share your thoughts about the online world with your answers. (note: there is no "correct" answer) And of course you can choose to answer only a few questions out of the following, or just not answer at all.
(cough also if you answer these questions then you'll be helping Frosty on his homework so lend a helping hand please cough?) ^_^;;


1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


thanks for your time reading over all this long crappy post ^_^; Thanks!

All my quiz answers are there. ^_^

DragonTrainer
March 9th, 2004, 05:32 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
I would say A, most are male.I think so because a lot of them are perverts,a nd that sort of thng x_x


2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all
I would say B, states/province.I don't say the city where I live, just the general are.(About 2+ hours away from Houston)


3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know
I would say B, no.Gender isn't that big of a deal on making online friends, at least not to me =/


4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites
F would be my answer.No self-respecting parent would let their children visit inappropriate sites


5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no
B, no.Even if they did, I would say no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours
I spend generally 3-4 hours online, sometimes more if I have nothing else to do

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure
I would say A, my info is secure.No one can find out detailed info about me

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...
I would say C.They can be a lot like offline friends, but they just can't compare so much to offline friends


9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments
B, it's mainly because of all the flaws in the internet.IE, major flaws in filtering

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know

I say D, it won't be so much of a problem if people are smart enough to realize what's going on before anything major happens

Anyways, those are my answers, hope they helped you out frost, if just a little ^^

~DragonTrainer

Kairi
March 9th, 2004, 06:41 PM
I love giving you a hand. so here we go! =P


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1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the deficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know

Tweak
March 9th, 2004, 06:42 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
b) 1~2 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
b) they're somewhat secured

8. Making friends online...
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
e) don't know

=/ i say...whoever's being weird, it's their own fault for locking themselves up and spending their time alone with their computers. and i mean 24/7...o_O;; never leaving the computer...scarey thought...

Cassie-chan
March 9th, 2004, 06:47 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


1.C.
2.B
3.B
4.C.
7.A
8.B
9.B+C
10.B

Timbjerr
March 9th, 2004, 08:17 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
c) city

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
b) no

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions (only because my parents trust me cuz I've been using the internet since I was three)

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info

8. Making friends online...
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future

there ya go! my two cents

Flaming Torchic
March 9th, 2004, 08:38 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?a) country where you live in
b) states/provincec) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know

also...isn't this a poll? ;x

Imakuni?
March 10th, 2004, 04:22 AM
predators? i thought oyu said preators. *sorry to the pc staff i dont mean to flame i was only...* and no this isnt a poll. i dont tell ANYONE my address. not even if i kn ow them. they can call me if they need to. ya know i am really worried about this subject... people should stop being stupid. *if anyone finds that first part offensive ill edit it*
sorry if that sounded like a flame i didnt mean too.

Sayuri no Hoshi
March 10th, 2004, 11:39 AM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


Hmm...never took a survey like that before...it was one of the very few that made me think about the consequences, lol...^_^;

Kipkip
March 10th, 2004, 12:47 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
b) no

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
d) 3~4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info

8. Making friends online...
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list

Kairyu
March 10th, 2004, 01:30 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
c) don't know
Hmm I can't say for sure since so many people on the net completely mask their identity, thereby knowing their gender is near impossible.

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
c) city
I think that's the most I'll give out regarding my location. Any more would be completely unnecessary as that would give them my exact location, it'd be good if we were trading items or something. Is this predetor gonna fly all the way to Hawaii just to stalk me? I'll have to give him or her a medal for that one. lol.

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
I think so, though you'll notice that you make certain type of friends based purely on similar interests and any past experiences at that site. Gender can SOMETIMES play a big part in online life, like not knowing a particular person's gender tends to make you think they like to hold back info (perhaps for fun.) And depending on the type of person you are, you might want to get to know that person. *Bad example but oh well*

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
Nope, I have no restrictions. Infact I tell them to avoid certain sites (mostly because of viruses, etc.)

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
b) no
Well not really, unless you're talking about them requesting a photo of me then yes.

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
d) 3~4 hours
That would be ideal for me but it usually balloons out to over 5 hours a day at times >.0

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
e) not sure
I do put out info on me but I watch what I type as it could make me vulnerable to hackers.

8. Making friends online...
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
The only disadvantage is the inability to not see them in real life. There are ways around this but its usually very expensive. Some cheaper ways around this is to use webcams, or even trading a photo of each other.

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
Online security aside I think it mostly depends how far the parents protecting their children from such sites. That is, if the adult supervising him or her cares about it in the first place.

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
e) don't know
There are bigger things going on (like wars and corporate merging.) But as the internet becomes more and more available to the world I could see it starting some serious problems.

Ryoutarou
March 10th, 2004, 01:33 PM
I'm not putting a list cuase i think you have to be a really dumb person or a nu-b to the internet to fall for something like this now a days

Kairyu
March 10th, 2004, 01:40 PM
I'm not putting a list cuase i think you have to be a really dumb person or a nu-b to the internet to fall for something like this now a days
What exactly did we fall for? If it isn't too much trouble can you explain why you said that? *is lost*
I don't see how its dumb, frosty is just taking a survey.

Ryoutarou
March 10th, 2004, 01:46 PM
I mean tis dumb if somebody falls for an online predators now a days

Kairi
March 10th, 2004, 03:49 PM
Not necessarily After talking to some people online for months you may really feel close to them--and a lot of people in this survey said online friends can be as good as real ones. It's not like a predator goes up to their victim as says" Hi "m your friend let's meet k?" They really can work on you if they're a good one. Trusting people get caught, not dumb ones.

Frostweaver
March 10th, 2004, 08:35 PM
either the whole world is dumb, or the online predators got a lot smarter, or your analogy is completely wrong. Why would FBI need to find young girls and learn how to talk like a teenage girl to capture online predators? Plus there are times where "online predators" come to you even if you don't give them information. This simple questionnaire is just a way for me to see how online people are thinking about the internet (classmate doing an identical one to people offline).

And then we'll see if these people are really "dumb" or they're underestimating the predators...

Yamichu
March 11th, 2004, 12:37 AM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know



~HORN!

StarLightUmbreon
March 11th, 2004, 01:42 AM
Recently in school inside a class called "career and life management", we're moving on to the topic of the internet... a small discussion was brought up to Online prvacy, online predators and internet addiction... People who "belongs" to the offline world holds some quite pessimistic look on the internet. But I wonder what does fellow friends online say?

So if you have the time, answer a few questions and share your thoughts about the online world with your answers. (note: there is no "correct" answer) And of course you can choose to answer only a few questions out of the following, or just not answer at all.
(cough also if you answer these questions then you'll be helping Frosty on his homework so lend a helping hand please cough?) ^_^;;


1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


thanks for your time reading over all this long crappy post ^_^; Thanks!1. C
2. A(i have told the my state but only to two people)
3. B
4. A(i don't live with parents)
5. B
6. C
7. C(hackers can get any thing on line if they are good enough)
8. B
9. C
10. B(though who knows realy what will be number one on the list)

Hiroshi Sotomura
March 11th, 2004, 03:08 AM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
Unfortunately it seems just so. A.

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all
B. That's as far the depth I go on certain people, save people like Shadow.

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know
I don't think it's ever happened, so B.

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites
A. I'm quite unrestricted at anything on the internet, except porn.

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no
No. I stay friendly and trust only certain people, but I've shown my IRL picture and such.

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours
E. Normally I do so anyway.

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure
E... I'm not sure. But I keep myself private for web, only for forums or AIM I have ever shown my picture, date of birth, etc.

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...
E. I'm not sure. I normally go online to answer questions, but I consider some an online friend.

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments
B. The way things go aren't so good. More security planning is needed.

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know
B. That's it, no comment.

Avatar
March 11th, 2004, 11:45 AM
Having played alot of online games and been at many forums, heres my answers, some are multiple.

1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

Comments: Mostly males, yes... but i've seen / heard of a few cases where they were female.

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

Comments: Seeing as how the people i trust the least only get to know where i live if they ask me and i feel like it, ill tell them.. a select few know what city i live in.

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

Comments: I dont think about this much, i know alot of people online, and it doesnt play a major factor when talking to them or anything else.

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

Comments: I have no restrictions

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

Comments: Yes it has been brought up, but nothing has been decided.

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

Comments: I spend my time on the internet checking my email, talking to people i know, browsing forums, and just playing some online games.

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

Comments: Well it has happend, that a hacker got some of my private info.. and about 1000 others.. it doesnt bother me much, as the hacker doesnt live here.. and i know this 100 %

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

Comments: This can be discussable, for some people it just isnt the same.. others its very different, i find it both ways.

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

Comments: None.

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know

Comments: Not all people think of this as first priority, but it will be still be there and it will be a serious issue.

John Denver
March 11th, 2004, 01:38 PM
so is this for your class frostweaver? Hmm, and surprinsingly I've come across a few online wierdo's that were girls...they kept asking me what my number was every.......single..........day.........

ugh...but alas...BOO ya!

Kairi
March 11th, 2004, 02:20 PM
so is this for your class frostweaver? Hmm, and surprinsingly I've come across a few online wierdo's that were girls...they kept asking me what my number was every.......single..........day.........

ugh...but alas...BOO ya!
I'd like to talk about that. May I call you? =p
Yeah it is a kind of weird piece of homework. o_o;

...may I call you now?

Greed
March 11th, 2004, 05:09 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know


That's it oO;

*drowns*

22sa
March 11th, 2004, 08:08 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
In all the stores I've heard, it's a male, otherwise I'd say I don't know.

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all
Whatever, lol. :P I tell when I want, but I don't care if people believe it.

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know
Definately.

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites
None that I care to know of. :\

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no
Go for gold. W00t.

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours
As long as I can!!! >_>

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure
Vulnerable, I'm sure. ::rolleyes::

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...
Of course a), all the bright side when it comes to making friends. ::rolleyes:: :)

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments
Inevitable. :P

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know
I doubt it'd be a priority, or it'd be pretty much solved. :\

Latios Master
March 11th, 2004, 08:24 PM
1. Vast majority of online predators are male
a) true
b) false
c) don't know

2. How much information about where you live (IRL) do you give out to people on the internet?
a) country where you live in
b) states/province
c) city
d) street address
e) i lie about it/don't tell at all

3. Do you think your gender plays a major factor to your online life? (such as you can make more friends if you're a certain gender, or people usually acts more secretive around you if you're a certain gender)
a) yes
b) no
c) i don't know

4. Do your parents put restriction on your internet access? (can pick multiple answers)
a) there are no restrictions
b) restrictions are put on emails
c) restrictions are put on chatrooms/forums
d) restrictions are put on IMs
e) restrictions are put on online games
f) restrictions are put on visiting websites

5. Has someone online ever requested to see you IRL before?
a) yes
b) no

6. How much time do you WANT to spend on the internet per day?
a) <1 hour
b) 1~2 hours
c) 2~3 hours
d) 3~4 hours
e) > 4 hours

7. Do you ever feel that your online privacy is being protected?
a) they are completely secured
b) they're somewhat secured
c) they're rather vulnerable as hackers can easily gain access to my private info
d) they're completely vulnerable as anyone can easily gain access to my private info
e) not sure

8. Making friends online...
a) can be even better than making friends offline
b) can be just as good and fun as making friends offline
c) can be not as good as making friends offline
d) is just no good compare to offline... online is just not "real"
e) not sure...

9. What is your opinion on the increasing amount of young children being shown explicit images or other disturbing ideas?
a) this is mainly caused by the increasing amount of young children having access to the internet
b) this is mainly caused by the defficiency in online security, letting these people to have a chance to do such a thing
c) i believe that with or without the internet, this statement still holds true
d) no comments

10. Do you think that issues related with the internet such as online predators, privacy and addiction will be a major problem in the close future?
a) yes of course! it'll be the biggest problem in the upcoming future
b) it'll be a problem but not first on our priority list
c) it'll only be a minor issue
d) no this will not be a problem at all
e) don't know