Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Law Students: Is Internet Obsession Affecting Your Productivity?

In the latest issue of Law Crossing Newswire, we find this article:

"With the Internet so accessible today, are younger generations relying too much on technology as a distraction? After all, students know all too much about the temptations of the Internet. With emerging Internet-based social networking groups becoming more popular with students, are we becoming a society that is consumed by the Internet? Read on to find out more about how Internet accessibility can affect law students and an Internet addiction boot camp that was launched in South Korea.

According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, "surveys fielded in 2006 show that Internet penetration among adults in the U.S. has hit an all-time high."

We are bombarded with all the information the Internet provides. Whether it be a healthcare answer or the latest celebrity gossip, we use the Internet to gain access to almost everything. As a law student, if you sit in class all day with a computer that has access to Wi-Fi, you may be susceptible to the lure of the Internet."

To read more, go here.

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