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  1. Too much internet rots teen minds, study claims

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and facilitates communication between the brain and the rest of the body. The study found that spending excessive time online harms white matter tissue in a way similar to cocaine abuse. Professor Lei Hao ...

  2. Reaching out online

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and volunteers also need to learn the language used by young people on the internet. Take drug abuse, for example. Bloggers and discussion board participants use code names when talking about drugs ... use them to arrange drug transactions, compensated dates, gambling and other criminal or dangerous activities. While the mainstream service provided by the Social Welfare Department does ...

  3. Internet addiction 'rots teen brains'

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in addiction to such drugs as alcohol, heroin or cocaine. Symptoms include weaker control of the brain's thinking processes, which can affect decision-making. Hong Kong's Census ...

  4. Bloggers must register names as grip tightens

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... inciting ethnic hatred, propagating 'evil cults' or feudalism, disseminating rumours and disrupting social order and stability, spreading violence, obscenity, drug abuse, gambling ...

  5. Should blogging sites follow Blogger and Twitter and censor their content?

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... obscene materials. No matter the reason, censorship laws can easily be abused because entire websites can be shut down even if the culprits are only a minority of their users. We need to consider ... communication tool, lots of gang members and criminals use it to lure teenagers to take part in illegal activities like drug trafficking and prostitution. Hence, censorship can help remove this type ...

  6. Mobile phone app to help youngsters beat drugs

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee A mobile phone application is being developed in which social workers will pose as virtual characters to encourage youngsters to open up and talk about drugs. The innovative Diamond project, funded with HK$2 million from the government's Beat Drugs Fund, is being developed by the Wireless Technology Industry Association and the Productivity Council. The Hong Kong ...

  7. use and abuse

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Conciliatory over the phone, the ex becomes abusive in his e-mails, peppering his diatribes with expletives. Now his target is so tired of the abuse she may be forced to seek an injunction. Abusive ...

  8. Study finds 10pc of traffic accident drivers drug-affected

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang One in 10 drivers involved in traffic accidents had taken illicit drugs, and the prevalence of drug-driving among the young was even higher, a survey has found. The findings ... Kong Medical Journal. The researchers said the government should implement on-site blood or urine tests on motorists suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. Among the 395 drivers ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... as they are identified. But Swiss security researcher Roman Huessy, whose abuse.ch blog tracks botnet control sites, said hackers based in Soviet cyberspace could operate with impunity for months at a time. Asked ...

  10. Firms fight copyright abuses

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU A national anti-piracy union has been set up to fight rampant copyright infringements on the internet. The Internet Copyright Union, headed by government officials and internet company executives, was launched on Friday in Beijing, the Internet Soci ...




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