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On June 14 ABC news reported that an internet-crazedCincinnati woman was arrested for neglecting her three young children Thewoman reportedly spent 12 hours straight online while her hungry kidswere locked away in one room so she could be online without interruption The three kids were placed in county custodywhile the mother was tossed in jail The Internet is rapidly becoming an addictive source to a lot ofits users Users of the Internet include students housewives andbusiness professionals Some of these Internet users spend a minimum ofthirty-eight hours per week on the net hence losing touch withreality and reeking havoc on their studies family lives or careersIndividuals such as these are classified as Internet Addicts Based onlevel of addiction there are three groups of Internet addicts i theIm-not-addicted users ii the I-only-use-it-when-I-have-to-users and iii theInternet junkies The Im-not-addicted users are the users who try to convincethemselves that they are not addicted to the Internet This group includescollege students who dont go online during the day to prove to fellowstudents that they can do without get ting online only to stay up allnight in a chat room online Or businesspeople who stay after office hoursto supposedly get a late report done only to stay online until thesecurity guys ready to lock up the building Or husbands who stay offlineal l day only to get online for hours after their family members areasleep These users are addicts but portray themselves otherwise in thepresence of people Next are the I-only-use-it-when-I-have-to-users These usersmake convenient excuses to use the Internet Mothers who claim they haveto visit their childs schools website to read the highlights of thelast PTA meeting while they could hav e waited for the minutes of themeeting in the mail They end up staying online for hours Or collegestudents who insist on checking out the ratings of a movie online usingthis as an excuse to stay online
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