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History of the Internet

- What we know today as the Internet began as a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project in 1969, which was designed to connect several research databases across the country. However, until the end of 1991, the advances were almost completely technical, as the goals set by those responsible in its growth were beyond what the hardware was capable of providing. In 1988, the Internet began to receive attention in the popular press, when the first documented computer virus was released at Cornell University....   [tags: Internet]

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History of the Internet

- Background The Net Generation is a popular term used to describe children born after the development of the Internet, a publicly available Global Communications Network. It was first used in 1998 by Donald Tapscott; a social commentator observing how young people were using new Internet technologies, such as the World Wide Web (WWW), with apparent ease and confidence. When the term first appeared, it was quickly circulated via the Internet and the attributes assigned to the Net Generation were rapidly adopted by the popular media....   [tags: internet]

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Privacy on the Internet

- Privacy is mentioned in the Bill of Rights, but in which amendment does privacy on the Internet fall. In the website “The Right of Privacy” it says that “The U.S. Constitution contains no express right to privacy” (n. pag.). Freedom of religion is given to us in the First Amendment. The Fourth Amendment protects you from searches and seizures unless the officials possess a warrant. The Fifth Amendment gives us the right to interpret the first eight amendments in ways that can protect the people....   [tags: Internet]

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The Internet of Tomorrow

- In today’s world, people are surrounded by computers. Many people spend the majority of their day in front of one. This trend will only increase in the coming years, as electronics are becoming more and more integrated with our lives. On that same note, more electronics are being connected to the Internet. Gone now is the age-old view of the Internet being a place you go in a web browser. Devices are able to talk to each other, whether they’re ten feet away or ten thousand feet away. This brings with it both amazing new possibilities, but also a slew of problems including both ethical dilemmas and security risks....   [tags: Internet]

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Security On The Internet

- Surfing the Internet we can find thousands of different Websites from Commercial, Personal, Educational, and Entertainment Websites to News Websites just to mention some of them. The importance of implementing a secure line between the vendor and the client is very important, when handling delicate information such as credit card numbers when making a purchase or just by logging in our bank account on-line. Security measures need to be in place in the vendor site in order to protect our interests....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Addiction And The Internet

- ... Moreover, Carlton Erickson suggests the term "compulsive internet users" to define internet addicts (Potera). These people cannot survive more than an hour without a computer or smart phone. Internet addicts are often, but not always lonely, depressed, unemployed, lack of self esteem. Starting from kids to adults, internet is the basic need for everyone. Instead of playing outside in the community, kids love to play online games on the computers. Teenagers use a computer to earn good grades for their homework and assignments....   [tags: Internet, Addiction, Pornography, Internet access]

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INTERNET: THE UNEQUIVOCAL LEVERAGE TO THE CHILDREN

- Do you know what the meaning of the Internet is. According to Barry (2008), basically it is a global network sharing data in such a way that any computer, anywhere, that is equipped with a modem or broadband. The internet is a massive network of computer from around the world all connected by cable and satellite when users are connected to the internet. Most children have access to the Internet at school or home. In either case, the Internet is viewed as an environmental element with potential developmental impact....   [tags: Internet ]

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The Internet: a Gateway to Helpful Knowledge

- Many people believe that the internet serves mostly as a form of entertainment and a way to connect with friends and family. However, the internet has come to point where it has also become an invaluable source of information for education. Things such as Google, online libraries, and other such websites allow most people to have easy and fast access to information. After all, most searches on the internet simply require a person to type in a few keywords in order to find related information. This effortless access to the internet not only means access to an immense amount of information, but also means it can be accessed by the vast majority of people no matter the level of their own educat...   [tags: Internet]

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The Effects of the Internet on Society

- The internet is the social, economic, and political tool of the new age. In its young age, it far surpasses the importance of other forms of communication, such as the telephone, telegraph, television, and newspaper. Not only is the medium capable of essentially eliminating those mediums, it will play an important role in the advancement of civilization. While the majority of issues surrounding the internet are positive, it is important to take a step back and look at what other side effects it has had on society, outside of a communication standpoint....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Censorship: Is It Really Necessary?

- The Internet is an extremely educational and communicative tool. Everyone can access a tremendous amount of information and connect with people on the other end of the planet; it is capable of doing everything. Nowadays, the society is facing a variety of challenges and controversies which are mostly related to religion, morality, the economic crisis, etc., and the most talked-about issue in today’s world is “Internet censorship”. Although the Internet is very useful, many people are suggesting the idea of censoring the Internet; however, the government should not censor the Internet because a free and open Internet usage has many positive impacts on people’s lives....   [tags: Internet]

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Effects of The Internet On Teenagers

- Human’s life has changed. Most of the people have come to cities instead of towns. Kids spend most of their time inside houses either watching TV or playing computer and maybe do their homework. Internet is one of the most recent changes in the last two decays. Not surprisingly, this new phenomenon is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of the last century, but unfortunately this occurrence has made some negative impact on our society and children. Teenagers are the most common group of society who can get artificial by the internet....   [tags: Internet]

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Future of the Internet in Education

- How often does one find himself checking the Internet for directions. How easy has the ability to find answers to questions become. How hard is the opportunity to check one’s Internet to pass up. Why has the Internet become an every day, every hour part of life. With the capabilities of the Internet and what one can spend his time doing on the Internet, the questions about the future of the Internet’s affects on its users continues to grow rapidly. The use of computer technology in the classroom is growing to be a major concern for parents and educators all over....   [tags: Internet]

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Net Neutrality: The Future of the Internet?

- The Internet is by far the most fascinating invention ever to me. Its ability to contain access to the infinite knowledge of nearly everything in digital format is beyond my comprehension. Seeing technology grow through my years has kept me heavily involved with my inner geek. I stay on top of the news, especially technology news, and over the past few years a topic that has repeatedly caught my eye is the complicated topic of Net Neutrality. I began my research on Net Neutrality by first figuring out where the term originated from and what the term actually means....   [tags: Internet]

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The Internet's Profound Effect on Society

- We have come a long way in worldwide technological advancement. Computers are a way of living now but years ago everything was documented on paper and before then on stone. Indeed, the internet hosts an enormous informational base. Technology has made it possible for this information to reach far and wide. It would be almost unheard for the average American to go one day without the internet. By the year of 2000, more than one-half of all American households had personal computers. Today, the number must have tripled (Mary Fitzpatrick: American ways)....   [tags: internet]

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Privacy and The Internet: Life of Others

- As the explosion of internet social media based companies has grown the issue of privacy has been at the forefront of many people’s mind. Privately held information can easily become available to people and be negatively used due to the digital age we are in today. Two of the leading companies in social media are Google and Facebook. This case study analysis explores both Google and Facebook’s privacy policies and issue that has stemmed from it. Google and Facebook recently have taken a lot of backlash from people and governments regarding the way they handle the information they have gathered from the consumers that use their products....   [tags: The Internet]

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The Negative Effects of Internet Addiction

- When it comes to the topic of technology, most people will readily agree that it has been growing non-stop at a significant pace. About 16 years ago, technologies, such as computers were not a necessity in mainstream life. Since then, technology has progressed and people have become extremely reliable on. In the essay “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” by Amy Goldwasser, she talks about the positive aspects of the Internet. Although she mainly focuses on the positive she also contradicts herself and mentions some negative aspects....   [tags: internet]

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Increase of Internet Piracy and Hacking

- The area of Atlanta contains millions of people, and each person owns personal electronic devices. Common electronic devices may include: laptops, phones, music players, etc. Every household contains at least one of each device. From the IFPI in a BBC article, ninety-five percent of music is downloaded online illegally (“Legal Downloads Swamped”). The population of Atlanta’s area is almost 5.5 million in 2009(“About Atlanta”). Based on the statistics given, it is calculated that 5,225,000 music files for a particular song would have been downloaded from the internet in this city alone, and each file for a song costs almost a dollar....   [tags: Internet ]

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Americans’ Overdependence on the Internet

- Americans’ Overdependence on the Internet Americans’ over-dependence on the internet is causing more harm than good. Technological advancement, coupled with our easy access to virtual life through computers, cell phones, iPods among others has introduced us into a new era of extreme livelihood and lifestyle; we have gradually expanded internet use to do most of our walking and thinking for us. This growing trend in internet obsession if left unchanged will forever affect our emotional, physical and social wellbeing....   [tags: Internet]

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Effects of Internet Information Overload

- Media has a great importance in every day life. People of almost every age use media to facilitate him in someway or to fulfill his/her need. To be informed… entertained... And to be educated are some of the basic requirements for using media. Television, Newspapers and Internet are the common mediums. Altogether these different mediums are gaining so much importance that now media is one of the strongest pillars of the society. But Internet is widely used by the students all because it’s serving as one of the fastest way to get information....   [tags: Internet ]

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Society's Benefits From The Internet

- Before the invention of the internet, we would have to call one store after another to try to get the best price on a major purchase. When we did buy something, it was not from the convenience of our own home. We stood in line at the bank during “bankers’ hours”. As for finding information, we either did not find the information we needed or did so only through great effort and expense. We also were more isolated as individuals because of the barriers of time and distance. On the whole, it is clear that the internet has benefited society by allowing for easier communication and access to data....   [tags: The Internet]

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The Internet and User Content

- In the January 18th, 2012 New York Times article “The False Ideals of the Web”, Jaron Lanier attempts to take a very difficult issue – one that many view in terms of black or white – and find some middle ground. Unfortunately, what he ends up doing in the article is create an either/or situation, rather than find any middle ground. In the end we are left in the same situation that we started with. In the first paragraph, Jaron appeals to the pathos of the reader; he assumes that the reader is of the generation that has grown up in the digital age, thus they would agree that the most important aspect of the internet is the people who contribute to it....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Usage And Abuses Of Internet

- Internet Usage and Abuses Internet access is spreading very fast in the world and as the cost is getting more affordable, more and more people are spending time on the net. Now a day we cannot live without internet as we are forced to use internet willingly or unwillingly. If we use internet wisely it can benefit us in a lot of ways and if we use it unwisely in can have harmful effects on our lives. In this essay I will go into describe the ways that computer viruses, search engines, internet infrastructure, instant messaging, firewalls, and piracy are used and how to use these tools to benefit you without putting yourself in harm 's way....   [tags: Internet, Instant messaging]

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Recommendations for Internet Monitoring

- Recommendations One point that Chase specifically mentioned as important was “Keeping user profiles limited so that software cannot be installed and the continual monitoring of files and emails for inappropriate content.” There is, however, an unfortunate side effect to this monitoring. Legitimate and useful sites are also being blocked to both student and teachers of the Phoenix Elementary School District (PESD). In the United States, Kindergarten-12th grade schools are required by law to add filters to blocks sites obscene and harmful to minors....   [tags: Internet]

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The Internet From A Social and Communications Perspective

- Quality Schools International Research Project Atyrau 2010 Directory 1. Introduction 2. Statement of controlling purpose 3. Problem identification 4. History 5. Primary research  Surveys  Analysis 6. Secondary research 6.1 Structure of the internet 6.2 World dependency  Organizations and corporations/ Commercial Internet  Education  Mass Share of the information  Politics  Safety (cybercrime, the web economy) 6.3 Impact on personality  Specifics  Identity, Anonymity and Role Modeling  Internet addiction  Personality conflicts (and reality vs....   [tags: The Internet]

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Hate It or Love It, But It’s Still the Internet

- What impact does the internet leave upon society and adolescents who use it. People believe spending time online is either beneficial or harmful to our young generation. Brent Staples, the author of the article “What Adolescents Miss When We Let Them Grow Up in Cyberspace”, believes the internet is a bad thing. On the other hand, Janna M. Smith, who wrote “Online but Not Antisocial”, disagrees and states the internet is a positive aspect for society. Although, the authors discuss the internet and its effects, both have different views and opinions on it....   [tags: Internet]

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Problems and Solutions in The Internet's Early Days

- “The Net’s beginnings went largely unnoticed by the public. For all its technological brilliance, the Internet of today is far removed from the concepts that propelled initial research. And the Internet’s story- which has become the World Wide Web’s story- has not been so much one of planned development as of individual genius, at least until recently.” (Gilster. 1997). Indeed the Internet is one of the best phenomenons that happened in the 21st century, however many users think that the Internet means the World Wide Web, yet it is not as same as the web....   [tags: The Internet]

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The Impact Of Internet On The Internet

- ... At the highest level of terror, these attacks require substantial time, specialized skills, resources, and a highly capable target analysis. One of these substantially rare attacks occurred on June 2010 in the form a malicious computer worm (virus) known as Stuxnet. The Stuxnet virus exploited common vulnerabilities in computer software and continue to spread itself through the use of many computer systems. During the spread of this virus, the country of Iran suffered several attacks on its industrial and nuclear facilities....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Internet, Attack]

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The Internet

- It all started in 1962, ahead of the discussion ‘Internet’. The globe’s many data processing machines are ancient and original, even though many people price scores concerning currency. People enjoy singular, or hardly any chiliad dispute of attractive gist consciousness, and supplying instructions are a great distance outside of simple. Furthermore, information in visible form ideas accomplished the telephone mark as something held and or owned exclusively. Although histrionical quadruple age elderly Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) denoting equivalence the U.S....   [tags: ARPANET, Internet, MIT]

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Copyright and the Internet

- Copyright came about in the fifteenth century in Britain, sometime after the invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg. “The printing press represented a supreme threat to the clergy’s monopoly on idea dissemination; moveable type was the fifteenth century version of Napster” (Copyright Website). Copyright laws were instated to protect authors of various intellectual properties, (literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, architectural) and give credit to the proper author. Over the years copyright laws have changed dramatically, because of the development of the internet....   [tags: Copyright, Internet, ]

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Adolescent Internet Addiction

- The use of the internet has become essential to today’s world with the availability of all types of information found at the click of a computer mouse. For adolescents the internet can help with schoolwork, but it also provides a platform for communication and entertainment with the world. Because relationships, information and gaming are readily available, it is possible for adolescents to become addicted to the internet and what it offers. The desire to be connected to the internet can inhibit an adolescent’s social, school and personal life and the causes, symptoms, research, treatment and prevention of adolescent internet addiction are essential to understanding and treating the addict...   [tags: Internet ]

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The Impact of the Internet on the Production, Distribution, and Consumption of Popular Music

- The creation of the web was not only a revolutionary movement but also acted as a door for endless opportunities in the music industry. Its ability alone to provide the general public with continuous information is astounding, but it also acts a platform for users to access, distribute and produce music. According to Andrew P.S (2006, 1), the internet was not created with a business mentality but as the years went by it began and continues to be moulded into a continuous path where consumers grasp the aptitude to which they could discover incessant possibilities online such as the access to music....   [tags: Internet ]

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The Uses Of The Internet

- The use of the Internet offers a variety of benefits to everyone. Firstly, the internet makes it easier to search things and find out information within seconds. This helps us to know what is happening in the world and around us. Furthermore, I typed the title of the newspaper article in the search engine. The only thing I had to do after that was to click on the website. Without searching about the latest news. I had been given the headlines of the day already. Also, in the olden days the process would have taken longer and people would have been given the information a few days later....   [tags: History of the Internet, Internet, World Wide Web]

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Postsecondary Internet Resources

- Introduction and Methods I explored some of the postsecondary sites provided in Appendix A of the course syllabus as well as other sites not found in the Appendix. Specifically, I sought to compare graduation rates at my college to graduation rates at other metro area postsecondary institutions with similar programs. I found much of the information I sought using IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) and MOHE (Minnesota Office of Higher Education). I have not yet taken any statistics courses as part of my program....   [tags: Internet]

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“The Internet; Twentieth Century’s Greatest Invention”

- “The Internet; Twentieth Century’s Greatest Invention” “The Internet was probably the single most important influence on American culture in the final few years of the twentieth century” (Internet). The words of that quote are those that speak the truth. During the last few years of the twentieth century, the world was intrigued with the invention of the Internet. Without the Internet, the world that we know would really cease to function. The Internet is important to everyone in some way or another....   [tags: Internet]

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The Dangers of the Internet

- It’s fantastic being able to instantly connect to the internet from anywhere. You don’t even need an old-timey computer anymore; most mobile devices can surf the web. At a glance, this seems great. Instant internet available on small devices anywhere you go. Turns out, that instant accessibility isn’t so great, it’s transforming our minds and society for the worse. One day, I stumbled across a troubling picture on the internet. At a surface level, the picture is relatively harmless. It shows a happy family of five enjoying some drinks at Starbucks while using various computer products....   [tags: Downside of Internet, 2015]

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Masters Of The Internet By Dan Schiller

- ... With countries such as China and Russia practicing significantly more censorship than the United States and several Western European nations, views on what should and should not be censored greatly differs around the world. Schiller states that “the Euro-American press trumpeted warnings that this was to be an epochal clash between upholders of an open Internet and would-be government usurpers, led by authoritarian states like Russia, Iran and China” (Schiller 1). This shows that even discussing Internet governance has become highly politicized....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Internet censorship]

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Isolated By The Internet By Clifford Stoll

- ... Stoll focuses on the social effects that a person has while using the internet and the two major outcomes from his studies are the effect of loneliness and depression. To say that being social online can cause someone to be lonely can be confusing, due to the fact that being social usually results in positivity. However, the online world has allowed people to become solicited in the world and it seems to have stolen their sociability to perform in a public space. Many times, I have slipped into the reality that social media was taking a negative toll in my life and resulted in me deleting every social media ties I had with others....   [tags: Sociology, Internet, History of the Internet]

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The Internet : A Game Changer?

- The Internet: a game changer. Developed during the last decades of the 20th century, the Internet has now become a part of our everyday lives. Having grown up with the Internet, I have seen how it gradually became an essential tool of our modern society and having read an article about the changes brought by the Internet recently, it made me thinking about its real impact which is often overlooked because of how gradual the changes were. It also reminded me of my lessons of philosophy about technology in high school....   [tags: Sociology, Internet, History of the Internet]

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The Internet And Its Effect On The World

- ... Medical records are stringent laws that are privileges given to user access. This is called Medical privacy. Information privacy can be applied in multiple ways. This includes encryption, authentication and data masking. Each of these are intending to make their information secure and only available to whom are authorised access. These protected techniques are aimed towards preventing unauthorised access into their information, which is illegal in most parts around the world. Different types of advanced technology all create newer threats and potentials....   [tags: Privacy, Internet privacy, Internet]

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The Open Internet : The Internet Of Toasters ( And Other Things )

- ... The authors of this article propose that since there is a lack of policy currently governing the “open internet” there must be a coordinated effort amongst institutions. Briefly, the idea of openness refers to the transparency, “open invitation” style participation, unlimited accessibility, and the potential for vulnerability (pg. 3). The article recommends that a “voluntary bottom-up agreement” is necessary in order to make the Internet function more smoothly. In order for something as vast as IoT to work, there must be a level of collaboration, keeping in mind the potential benefit such technology holds for all....   [tags: History of the Internet, Internet, Vint Cerf]

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The Internet and Democracy

- The topic of Internet voting is a controversial one, but as our society continues to advance I do not see why we should shy away from it. Internet voting will substantially increase voter participation, and ultimately reflect societies values more accurately with each election. We are at the height of the digital age, a closely integrated society where information is being commodified, and sold. This is referred to as an information economy, and it is a global epidemic that is only being made possible by our growing dependency on the Internet....   [tags: internet voting, digital age]

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Democracy and the Internet

- As the times change, so does the latest technology. In the mid-1900's it was the television, before that the radio, and now in the late-20th and 21st century we have the internet. With the coming of every new media outlet audiences and media moguls migrate. Along with the migrations are the politicians who try to use the new form of media to more easily reach the public. It's come to the point where the internet increasingly work with democracy directly; some elections in the United States even going so far as to hold online polling in a general election....   [tags: Technology, Internet and Political Campaigning]

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The Internet

- Whether you’re an average teenager wanting to keep in touch with friends after school, or a business person needing a low cost but effective way to keep work related material local and secret, chances are you use E-Mail or Instant Messaging services. For communication purposes in this high tech lifestyle that exists today, these systems are used only with the basic understanding needed to run these devices. You are about to learn how these systems came to be and the in depth understanding needed to make them work....   [tags: The Internet]

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Internet Dating, Love, and Identity

- Internet dating is one of the most popular ways to meet a potential person that meets your needs for your ideal relationship. For a love bases, online relationships are just ridiculous. The starting idea of internet dating was to get to know someone without knowing what they look like, to create chemistry with another person without considering looks. If you scan those sites you’ll see unrealistic looking girls or even boys as their profile picture. Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests....   [tags: Internet Dating, Internet Relationships]

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The Risks Of The Internet

- ... This can be happened when children trust all the people on their social networking circle and exchange their personal mobile numbers and their home addresses. This makes them getting into the trouble and there is possibility for the physical molestation by the offenders. So, when a child, out of naivety, gives out his/her personal information to whoever comes in his/her way, or out of grabbing attention to one 's self, he/she is at risk of being physically molested. That is, this child might, after entrusting someone on those pieces of information, may arrange a get-together with that person and therefore, risk his/her safety (Magid, 2003)....   [tags: Internet, Pornography, Child sexual abuse]

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Internet Communication

- Since the invention and popularization of the internet, computer mediated communication has become an increasingly common mode of socialization. Many people have voiced the concern that the move away from physical communication might have negative repercussions for society; however, socialization on the internet has a number of advantages over traditional socialization. The internet provides a larger pool of potential social contacts compared to physically seeking people, creates means for people to easily communicate when spatially or temporally disconnected and allows a comfortable atmosphere for communication....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Abuse

- NTRODUCTION The Internet has become a fully integrated part of our society, touching many aspects of our business and personal lives. The Internet is so incredibly popular because it enables us to not only quickly access information from sources all over the world, but also transfer information quickly and easily. Businesses were quick in seeing the benefits the Internet would provide their companies. Soon after phrases like “The Web” and “Web Surfing” began to circulate, computers with Internet capabilities became as commonplace as pencils and post-it-notes on employees’ desks....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Addiction

- Computers are considered to be one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century. As time goes on, computers have become more and more important in our lives. We use computers at school, at home, and at work and most of us can’t imagine life without them. Although computer use has become an everyday activity in our lives, its excessive use can have negative effects such as failure in our relationships, school-work and responsibilities. The internet itself is a tool created to help us research whatever subject we are interested in....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Accessibility

- Two of the most important inventions in the last 50 years include the Internet and the World Wide Web. Over 1.96 billion people currently use the Internet around the world. Current statistics on world Internet usage and population from the Internet World Stats Web site. However, many of those people are unable to access the information on the Internet fully. Using the United States as an example, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005 “among the population 15 years and older, 7.8 million people (3.4 percent) had difficulty seeing words or letters in ordinary newspaper print, and 1.8 million of these people reported being unable to see,” (3)....   [tags: The Internet]

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The Internet as a New Medium of Communication

- The internet, a new medium of communication that allows us to communicate over large distances with an impressive outcome, the internet has improved long distance communication with its ever growing means of communicating. In this essay I will elaborate on my understanding on the internet as a new medium of communication, I will also state relevant theories and examples to back up my result. “The paradigm of the new mode of communication and clearly the emerging infrastructure for the hypermedia environment is networked computing, and in particular, the loose conglomeration of worldwide net worked computer known as the internet” (deibert, p.131)....   [tags: Internet Communication]

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Internet Addiction

- Why do people get addicted to games online and how can we help them to control their time on internet. Is internet addiction a big problem in the world. Some people suggest that computers and games online are not so bad if they are not used out of balance (2008 ). However, some people say internet addiction is a problem of the public health (2008 ). Addiction is an illness which makes addicted people unable to control the amount of time they spend on playing game s. This is a big problem of every country in the world....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Saftey

- Have you ever seen the television show on NBC Dateline To Catch a Predator. Well if you haven’t, Chris Hansen, the host of the show, has a set up to catch predators online who are trying to meet younger children and arrest predators for trying to seduce young children. This is just one case of why parents are becoming more worried for their children to be using the Internet. Parents strive to find ways to keep their children safe while using the Internet and there are several ways you can do that right at home by protecting your children, having the computer in a high traffic place, and blocking websites....   [tags: Internet]

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The Impact Of Internet Technology On The World

- ... The positive and good things about this development are allowed world societies have had a great interactions and have a chance to communicate with each other globally.this are one of great accomplishment from internet technology development. A negative impact or the disadvantages of internet technology development; Even though we greatly appreciated and respected precisely in all aspect of this great development around the world, the internet technology growth tremendously provided many amazing global development that have had a great value which the world society socially enjoyed....   [tags: IP address, Internet, History of the Internet]

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Government Control of the Internet

- Today, society is affected by the many advances in technology. These advances affect almost every person in the world. One of the prevalent advances in technology was the invention and mass use of the Internet. Today more than ever, people around the world use the Internet to support their personal and business tasks on a daily basis. The Internet is a portal into vast amounts of information concerning almost every aspect of life including education, business, politics, entertainment, social networking, and world security....   [tags: Internet Security ]

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The Internet And Its Effect On Children

- ... Online computer gaming also contributes to improved visual-spatial skills (Jackson). The Internet is also largely used in schools and for educational purposes. Children can get homework help and better comprehend the lesson with the assistance of the Internet. Educational sites can give visual aids or aid in explaining the topic. Teachers can also get worksheets, videos, or lesson plans from the Internet. The Internet can also provide education about world events, and children can know what is happening in the world today....   [tags: Internet, Internet access, Twitter, MySpace]

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Is Use of the Internet Harmful?

- The internet is more popular today than it was years ago. As technology advances, the use of the internet grows yonder and is an amazing addition in our lives. The internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of humanity. The Internet is a global meeting place where people from all parts of the world can come together. It is a service available on the computer, through which anyone who has access to the Internet can receive. The internet is for a business owner, an employee, a student; it is for everyone....   [tags: internet, technology, ]

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Is the Internet as safe as we think?

- Today, it could be said that users of the internet, are at more risk then than they ever have been. With our advancing technologies, and ever-evolving internet social culture it has made it increasingly easy for this concept we rely so heavily upon to be used not only for exploitation but also for criminal purposes. When we discuss aspects of internet security, there are many, many areas that could be studied. Being a regular IT user, and an area I am fluent in, I have a fairly strong opinion on which areas of internet safety I believe to be of more concern....   [tags: Internet, Security]

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The Internet: The Greatest Invention Ever

- Throughout the years, there have been hundreds of inventions that have been created to change our way of life. These inventions have ranged from the beginning of time with the wheel through Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb, which had been used for years to keep houses lit. Possibly one of the greatest inventions in history that is still used today is the internet, which has made significant changes to how the day to day business is conducted. On October 29, 1969 Lawrence Roberts had created the first two nodes to travel between UCLA and SRI International....   [tags: internet, inventions, ]

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We Must Not Regulate the Internet

- “The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” ~Eric Schmidt. As CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt and his company own and operate one of the largest search engines in the world. With them earning $54 billion per year economically, and also $25 billion in the online advertising business, they understand the internet. In fact their estimated total economic influence they have had on the world, it is close to $119 billion (Ha)....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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Keeping Safe on the Internet

- Keeping safe on the internet Introduction Safety on the internet is very important it is a place where anything can happen, and if you’re not careful damage can happen in reality, such as identity theft, stolen banking information and physical harm. Social sites Teenagers are most at risk when surfing on the internet because they use it more than anybody else on average; social websites are where you are most at danger for example my space, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. People who are out to harm you in whatever way use these websites and pretend to be somebody they’re not, and by pretending to be your friend they may try and persuade you to give them your personal information....   [tags: Internet Safety]

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Privacy Infringements through the Internet

- Today in society, people are expected to be able to protect their own privacy, but the very definition of privacy states that it is in no way completely attainable, nor will it ever be. And why would people want that when it has been proven that to achieve absolute privacy would mean to forfeit a place in society (Nehf). But in recent years, privacy infringements through the Internet have gotten out of hand. Until privacy becomes a principal concern for Internet users, they remain unsafe, easy targets for deceitful scammers, other users, data collectors, and more....   [tags: Internet Security ]

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Internet Addiction And Its Effects On Individuals

- ... Mental and physical health can be equally affected. This takes a toll on relationships and causes strife between friends and family, much like other addictions. Unfortunately, this addiction begins at a younger age, which led to the experiment performed by Assistant Professor Doctors Ayas and Horzum. In their experiment, 292 students ranging from ninth to twelfth grade, both female and male, were assessed on several scales measuring internet usage, depression, loneliness, and self-esteem. After reviewing the students’ assessments, the scientists found that depression and loneliness are the greatest effect on those who overuse the internet....   [tags: Internet, Addiction, Internet access]

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Internet Censorship in China

- In the United States, every child, teenager and adult uses Wikipedia, YouTube and Facebook, among numerous other sites, regularly. The internet is open and uncensored for the most part, other than parental controls. In China, most, if not all of those types of sites are or have been blocked. As in, you could not go to them, unless you found some way around the web filters and firewalls the Chinese government runs in their country. While China defends their practice of internet censorship, based on “protecting” the people, heavy internet censorship is a block to free speech and impedes economic and social development in the 21st century....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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Happiness Is The Internet?

- ... The person who loves shopping has unlimited access to all the stores they could want online and they can have things shipped to their home. Many people view happiness in terms of love and dating. The internet has options for that as well. There are many dating websites such as EHarmony and Match.com that go beyond and match based on personality. Through social media, even people who might not be able to leave their house can still make friends through websites like Myspace or Facebook. People can connect with other people all over the world....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, MySpace, Wi-Fi]

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The Internent Grows More Dangerous

- As the internet grows vastly the more dangerous it becomes to its users. With the new advances in technology cyberspace fraud has been increasing. These new advances have made the internet vulnerable to various kinds of e-commerce fraud. New techniques to detect and prevent cyber fraud have been developed to discover and prevent criminals before the fact, rather than after the damage have been done. Individuals and businesses should recognize each new cyber attack and make themselves aware of the consequences each attack can create....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Marketing Privacy Issues

- If a random person came over to you on the street, would you give him your personal information. Would you allow him to follow and record your activities. Most certainly not. Although this answer may be obvious in the physical world, the general populations’ behavior on the Internet is strikingly different. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google retain vast amounts of personal information of their users. Although this practice benefits the user as well, unrestricted profiling can be quite unnerving....   [tags: Internet Security]

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Control of Internet Pornography

- The most critical concerns regarding the regulatory strategies revolve around the fundamental freedoms of expression and the right to personal autonomy which includes interference with a user’s right to the Internet. There is also the generic fear of the Internet being covered by political censorship. The creation of regulatory bodies and their mechanisms slowly encroached upon several Member States in the EU (France, Italy, UK, etc.) and sporadically across the world (Middle East, Australia, China, etc) and inevitably led blocking of different types of content (also known as ‘mission creep’)....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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The Internet Does Not Equal Isolation

- The Internet Does Not Equal Isolation The computer has become a centerpiece for almost everyone’s lives. Teachers require homework to be typed, and students go through an Internet search tutorial at the beginning of every year. Communication online plays a role for many people with the introduction of instant messaging, message boards and chat rooms. Even businesses run their companies on computers and sell online. This can bring up controversy. Some believe that the Internet isolates people and takes away face-to-face interaction....   [tags: Internet]

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The Business Internet

- The Business Internet The Internet is constantly developing. From four computers back in the early 70's to an uncountable number today, the Internet has extreme power and has changed the world. In recent years, Internet growth has been expanding more rapidly than the government can understand. The laws and regulations of a month ago are no longer useful today. The government either has to move quicker in deciding outcomes pertaining to the Internet or has to give up control entirely. Businesses are making large technological advances that involve the Internet and are being held up by government decisions....   [tags: Internet]

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The Impact of the Internet Revolution on Daily Life

- The internet, it is the largest collection of accessible information ever; So it comes as no surprise that the internet is a major part of daily life. The use of the internet is so common that it has made its way into some of the most important aspects of society,the workplace,the educational system, and general leisure time.The internet has proved as beneficial as any other tool, but the internet is constantly adapting. The internet is always changing and propels all aspects of digital society....   [tags: internet, technology]

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The Internet : Coming Of Age Online

- ... The first example of a negative effect of the internet on the youth is the poor socialization skills that result due to the over reliance on the internet. Today’s youth presents with poor socialization skills due to the fact that the physical interactions with their peers have been limited to computer clicks and chats (Harris 15). The American youth finds the pleasure in having online friends rather than creating physical face-to-face interactions. The consequence of this is that interpersonal skills that are much needed in life interactions have been eroded....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Pornography]

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`` Internet Addiction `` By Greg Beato

- ... Greg is exact that the numerous apps provide on the internet gives the ability to do so many things at the same time (para. 3). Furthermore, the accessibility and the fact that the internet makes life much easier constitutes another reason of our dependency to it. Mr. Beato points out this by using a comparison between the early and present days of the internet. Yet, if those are the causes of internet addiction, why should it be added to the DSM. Then when Mr. Beato stresses out the idea that “American psychiatric Association (APA) should add internet addiction to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)” by bringing up its consequences, he is extremely right....   [tags: Addiction, Pornography, Internet]

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How The Internet Has Changed Our Lives

- ... Facebook, chatrooms and message board dominate the social aspect of the Internet, but is this a suitable replacement for “old fashioned” forms of communication. Technology is changing the way young people are communicating, and this new form of socializing might not be the best for them. One of the most prevalent questions is whether or not Internet communication can adequately replace in-person interactions. Children are more and more replacing standard social time with an electronic substitute....   [tags: Internet, Internet access, History of the Internet]

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers [ICANN] is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1998 to take over the operations of the Internet from the United States government. The main duty of ICANN is to manage and control the domain name system [DNS] which is the main basis for the Internet. ICANN is also responsible for the technical operations of the Internet, the creation of innovative ideas for the Internet and also provides stability for the operations of the Internet. The governance and control of the Internet by ICANN has been a controversial issue mainly because of the United States' influence on ICANN and the way it influences the decisions made by ICANN....   [tags: Internet, ICANN]

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History, Development, and Societal Impact of the Internet

- AO2 Drivers for continued development Technological Advances in technology have encouraged progression of the internet and have sometime been a drive of development. The advert of broadband has allowed communications to be faster, which has facilitated the transfer of larger file such as sound and video. This ability marked the beginning of the modern era of sites such as YouTube and iTunes. When looking at the technical side, the internet is developing rapidly. The reason for this would be that the technology today....   [tags: Technology, Internet]

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The Internet And Its Effects On The World

- Approximately twenty-five years ago, most of one’s entertainment came from spending time together, playing outside, and watching television with loved ones or friends. Computers were something that the rich people had in their homes and the internet was not on very many peoples list as a must have. However, the internet has become a necessity in homes all around the world. Most interactions take place online on websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and many more. Yet technology did not stop with the introduction of the internet on one’s home computer it went a step further with the introduction of smart phones that have put the power of the internet into the hands of almost everyone...   [tags: Pornography, Internet, Addiction]

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The Moral and Practical Implications of Internet Counseling

- Access to the Internet is growing quickly and counseling services are starting to be offered to customers. Such services may be specifically attractive to customers who may not be capable to find such services locally. The disadvantages of using the Internet for counseling include the loss of the non-verbal communication level. The paper addresses the moral implications of counseling in this medium. It concludes that there is a need for more guidelines in professional codes of practice....   [tags: counseling, internet]

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Pros and Cons of the Internet

- The Internet is more popular today than it was years ago. As technology advances, the use of the Internet grows yonder and is an amazing addition in our lives. The Internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of humanity. It is a global meeting place where people from all parts of the world can collaborate. Additionally, it is a service available on the computer, through which anyone who has access to the Internet can receive. The Internet is for a business owner, an employee, and a student....   [tags: internet, information technology, ]

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The Establishment And Development Of The Modern Internet

- ... Cerf explored the idea in a succession of seminars at Stanford. Many of the students who attended Cerf’s seminars ended up having very successful careers. Cerf states, “Thinking about computer networking problems has had a powerful influence of careers; many of these people have gone on to make major contributions.” The initial work of the TCP protocols was done at three different locations, with the preliminary design being done at Cerf’s lab at Stanford. International from the beginning, the first implementations were at Stanford, BBN, and at the University College London....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web]

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Benefits From Using The Internet

- What is the Internet. The Internet is the mechanism or matrix that connects networks around the world to each other and is generally referred to as the World Wide Web. Since the conception of the Internet, those who are not afraid to learn or try something new have benefited greatly in many ways. Businesses as well as individuals reap the benefits from using the Internet on a daily basis. Since the invention of IP, or in other words, Internet Protocol (Microsoft), it has become just as easy as calling someone via telephone to connect to a network or database and obtain the information desired....   [tags: Internet]

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