A New Chapter in Adoption History: For Millions of People, the Internet is Changing . . . Everything

A new report by the Donaldson Adoption Institute, “Untangling the Web: The Internet’s Transformative Impact on Adoption”, examines how Social media, search engines, blogs, chat rooms, photo-listings and an array of other modern communications tools, all facilitated by the Internet, are transforming adoption practices, challenging laws and policies, providing unprecedented opportunities and resources, and raising critical ethical, legal and procedural issues about which professionals, legislators and the personally affected parties have little reliable information, research or experience to guide them.