(Note, 3/22/11: I had planned to post this blog last week, but when I woke up to the shocking news of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11, I delayed doing so out of respect, because the word in the first paragraph.
Today I post it as is, holding in my heart both deep compassion for the suffering and devastation in Japan, and also deep concern for the issues this blog addresses in our country.) Cybersex addiction is the compulsive use of Internet pornography, adult chat rooms, or adult fantasy role-play sites, impacting negatively in real-life intimate activity.
Some of the 31 people found in an alleged internet porn operation exposed by the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila in 2014.
This is not the sort of thing you can do in most computer games; but then, this isn't a computer game, not really, but more a kind of vast virtual imaginarium.
In Second Life, you can do just about anything you like; creating a character and making as many adaptations to this "avatar" and its environment as you can design – or as many as you are willing to pay other more technically gifted residents to provide you with.
And if that doesn't grab your attention try this: it's also larger than the combined revenues of football, baseball, and basketball franchises ( .
Imagine the good that could be achieved were all that money invested in healthcare for children, schools, teachers, humanitarian aid.
“Grooming” is the way sexual predators get from bad intentions to sexual exploitation. It’s the process pedophiles use to get children they target online to meet with them offline, the simple goal being sex.
Sometimes it involves flattery, sometimes sympathy, other times offers of gifts, money, or modeling jobs.
However, the country is suffering from poverty and unemployment.
The easy way to earn money for some is to step into the cyber-sex industry and nationals of countries like Australia, United Kingdom, and the United States are taking full advantage of the situation.
Stephen James Sheriff, who is a 46 years old Australian has been arrested by the Queensland Police’s ARGOS Child Abuse and Sexual Crime Group after he was found to be sending money to a mother who had been involved in sending videos of her daughters being sexually abused.