The internet, a multimedia facility for entertainment and education has been playing a vital role in people’s lives, for a decade. Due to its huge potential, its employed as an important tool for research on any subject & an abundant source of enjoyment. Conversely, it has generated its own problems.
Firstly, AUTHENTICITY OF INFORMATION
There are million of websites offering information.anybody can spread incorrect or manipulated information by creating his website. In order to avoid it, we must make sure to visit authoritative sources of well-reputed universities or companies.
Second relevant issue, POSSIBILITY OF COMPUTER VIRUS
These viruses can corrupt or delete the information we get. HACKERS may steal information and reveal secrets.which may harm individual or company.
Third Pertinent problem, HARM TO VULNERABLE GROUP (children)
Child pornography and cyber crimes are increasing day by day. These sites focus more on individual profit than welfare of the people.
Fourth issue to be considered, AVAILABILITY OF ONLINE JOBS
many times people from developing countries are able to work due to outsourcing,while sitting at their own countries. Many employees end up unpaid after doing the work,as the employer is located in an alien land, which is beyond the jurisdiction of employee’s judicial system.
It is beyond doubt that internet is revolutionary in several ways.it has made life more comfortable, enjoyable and worth living. But the serious effects and challenges it pose must not be forgotten.