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Britain's youngsters are taking a lead from their elders by visiting Web sites devoted to gambling and pornography.

The latest batch of research from NetValue reports that more than a quarter of the 1.5 million UK youngsters currently estimated to be online visited gambling sites during March.

One in five of under 17s visited pornographic Web sites loitering for an average of 28 minutes.

The figures kinda echo similar research by NetValue publish last year which showed that a third of all Net users in Britain visited a gambling site, with 40 per cent of users clocking a mucky site. ®

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