cyburban myths

Mainstream media stories about the Internet that have little or no basis in fact.
Example Citation:
"Indecency on the Internet is a case of what Mike Godwin of the Electronic Frontier Foundation calls a "Cyburban Myth" — there is no real problem." — Hal Berghel
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