Weborexics: The Ethical Issues Surrounding Pro-Ana Websites

  title={Weborexics: The Ethical Issues Surrounding Pro-Ana Websites},
  author={Leslie Regan Shade},
  journal={SIGCAS Computers and Society},
Pro-Ana's are young women who proclaim themselves to be proudlyanorexic, and they have created a vibrant community online. Thisarticle will examine the nature of the Pro-Ana sites, analyzingtheir discursive community, and discuss the ethical issuessurrounding the sites, wherein many have been censured or shut downby commercial website hosting sites, which has raised issues ofcensorship versus freedom of speech. 

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