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Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Categorization of Various Types of Online Pornography Users & Personality Assessments

Principal Investigator: Marcus Rogers

Do individuals view, download, and share various types of Internet pornography and are different personality characteristics related to a person’s pornography preference?  This research project gathered data from online respondents regarding their use of adult, animal, and child pornography as well as various personality characteristics.  Data has been collected and is currently being analyzed.

Personnel

Students: Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar

Representative Publications

  • Rogers, M. & Seigfried-Spellar, K. (2009, July). Investigating Online Consumers of Child Pornography. 1st Annual ACM Northeast Digital Forensics Exchange, New York: NY.

Keywords: personality characteristics, pornography