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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on communication

Negative attributes or impacts to telecommunication.

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Answer Text:
Negative attributes to telecommunication.
(a) Telecommunication has promoted international social crimes such as fraud, drug trafficking and terrorism.
(b) Some forms of telecommunication promote immorality among children and the youth in the world through watching of pornographic materials.
(c) Some telecommunication devices cannot be accessed by many people due to the expense of acquisition and installation.
(d) Telecommunication devices have an addictive effect for many users. This affects speed of development in developing countries as people sit for long hours watching television instead of engaging in productive activities.
(e) Mobile phone users risk suffering from effects of the constant exposure to radioactive rays which may cause certain types of cancer.


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