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Online child grooming: a literature review on the misuse of social networking sites for grooming children for sexual offences

ISSN: 
1836-2079
Abstract: 

The grooming of children for sexual purposes has been facilitated by online technologies, particularly social networking sites. This report describes the nature and extent of how new technologies are being exploited by offenders and the legislative and non-legislative responses being used to combat this growing problem.

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Choo K. 2009. Online child grooming: a literature review on the misuse of social networking sites for grooming children for sexual offences. Research and public policy series No. 103. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/rpp103