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Literature Review On Internet Benefits, Risks And Issues: A Case Study For Cyber Parenting In Malaysia

Razifah binti Othman (), Kamal Fahrulrazy Rahim (), Rabiatul Adawiyah (), Dia Widyawati Amat () and Rohana Sham
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Razifah binti Othman: Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Kamal Fahrulrazy Rahim: Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
Rabiatul Adawiyah: Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Dia Widyawati Amat: Academy of Language Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Rohana Sham: Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Malaysian E Commerce Journal (MECJ), 2019, vol. 3, issue 2, 12-14

Abstract: Internet has become an amazing potential for learning, entertainment and socializing gizmo. It has encouraged teenagers and children to participate and express themselves for extraordinary source of information and self-improvement. Understanding the responsibility that comes with technology is a key to safety. The study is useful because it enabled contrast between the views of children and the parents with regard to online risks and threats. Therefore, a literature review has been simplified and produced a proposed scope of this field which covers the benefits, risks and issues of on internet which combine, replicate and modify 2 surveys done by several researchers who examined the issues of parental self-efficacy in controlling and monitoring technology. Estimated to be organized in December 2018 this research will also consist of a survey and a total of 12 tape-recorded semi-structured interviews with children and parents to discover how often children encounter disturbing or harmful content on the web and what kind of prevention and solutions made by parents.

Keywords: cyber parenting; internet risk; internet issue; Malaysia; children; information technology; ICT and www (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.26480/mecj.02.2019.12.14

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