CHARACTERISTIC FORMS OF CHILD ABUSE ON THE INTERNET
Keywords:internet networks, abuse of children, peer violence in the virtual space, child trafficking, sexual deviations towards children in the virtual space, theft of children’s personal data on the Internet
Today’s life is characterized by an extremely accelerated development of information and communication technologies. This technicaltechnological phenomenon, like any other phenomenon, has both positive and negative social implications. Its positive aspects are wellknown and are inevitably indisputable. However. as we mentioned, it also has negative sides. Within this work, the subject of analysis will be only one aspect of the negative side of the presence of information and communication technologies in today’s society, i.e. we will deal with the issue of the negative impact of information and communication technologies on one of the most vulnerable groups of our society - children. In this sense, we will analyze the international regulations that regulate the issue of child abuse on the Internet. When it comes to domestic regulations, the subject of the analysis will be focused on four characteristic forms of abuse of children on the Internet (trafficking, peer violence, so-called sexual deviations and theft of personal data), and within the framework of normative regulations that combat them, although above all they prevent such phenomena.
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