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Evaluating Internet Resources

- The Internet has become a popular source for retrieving information on practically any subject. This information can generally be retrieved in a matter of seconds. With the popularity of the internet as a research tool it’s important that the information received is reliable and accurate. In general, when one uses a search engine to perform a search on the internet, the quantity of information returned is astronomical. “In a world of information overload, it is often extremely difficult to get a grip on the correctness, completeness and the legitimacy of the information and material available in the internet.” (Prins)....   [tags: Internet Research - Reliable Sources]

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Internet Use Disorder

- Internet Use Disorder (IUD) is a wide spread issue, an overlooked issue in the 21st century it’s still not really accepted in our culture, 24 years after the Internet was invented, though it’s now a limited researched issue, that still needs a lot of funding to help resolve the undergoing addiction. Internet addiction disorder (IAD) was first proposed by Ivan Goldberg which was actually a parody Greg Beato. (2010). Internet addiction is a subsection of technology addiction said to have started in the 1930’s....   [tags: internet addiction, communication, gambling]

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The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet

- "The role of online activism is to increase public awareness of what is being done, or needs to be done, in the real world."(Current Controversies). Two examples of Internet activism could be interactive technology, and signing an online petition. Even though people believe that internet activism is allowing people to be lazy calling it slacktivism which gives people the feeling that they have accomplished something and are making a difference in when it comes to politics. The internet can be used for political purposes and activism gives people the motivation to stand up for the causes they believe in....   [tags: Internet, activism, social networking, hacktivism]

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Internet Privacy And Security : Google It !

- “Google it!” This statement has redefined how we conduct research in the 21st century. Whether you are curious about the latest medical research, reviewing recent Supreme Court rulings, or simply trying to find the best Ethiopian restaurant for dinner, search engines are an invaluable tool. The problem lies in the authenticity of the information. How do you separate fact from fiction. Additionally, how do you vet information from common search engines such as Google and Bing. In regards specifically to research, what do sites such as EBSCOhost’s Academic Search Database provide over traditional search engines....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, Web search engine, Bing]

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Social And Political Issues Of The Internet

- As one of the most influential technologies in recent history, the Internet serves a variety of purposes, from a networking communications technology to a cultural platform. Despite its development in the United States being initially a result of the government attempting to achieve global communications with the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the Internet has functioned as a fundamental tool for citizens in democratic societies. In regards to its democratic uses, many authors have debated whether the Internet serves as a public sphere, a fundamental area in democratic society theorized by Jurgen Habermas in which citizens gather in a space to identify and discuss social and polit...   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Surface Web, Deep Web]

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CyberCrime: Preventing the Horrific Crimes on the Internet

- In today's society, many aspects of crime committed on a regular basis. Civilians take advantage of people all the time using online resources such as a fraudulent website requiring credit card information to get a free monthly trial. Other examples of cyber crimes are online chatting website, full of predators or websites needing a downloadable program that contains a hacking virus. Sadly, there are many cases of cyber crime all over the internet. The acts of cyber crimes are considered violent acts like any other....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyber Crime Essays]

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Internet Censorship

- The Internet is like many great inventions, it has some flaws, but the pros definitely outweigh the cons. The Internet has become an educational tool for students, increased communication, and allowed for knowledge of all subjects to be shared. These are but a few benefits of the Internet. Censorship is generally an evil and should be avoided where ever possible (Butt, 2000). The regulation or censorship of the Internet will make it difficult for people to express their mind openly, block even more useful sites for students, and deny American citizens their first amendment right to free speech....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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The Future of the Internet

- The Future of the Internet In Today's world of computers, the internet has become part of ones regular vocabulary. The internet is everywhere, in the news, the newspaper, magazines, and entire books are written on it regularly. Its growth rate is incredible, increasing by about 10% every month (Dunkin 180). This rapid growth rate could either help the system or destroy it. The possibilities are endless on what can be done on the internet. People can tap into libraries, tap into weather satellites, download computer programs, talk to other people with related interests, and send electronic mail all across the world (Elmer-Dewitt 62)....   [tags: Internet Technology Computers Cyberspace Essays]

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How Internet Use Affects Young Adults

- The internet which is primarily used by young adults is used to connect with the whole world, sharing files, entertainment, information and lots of other activities. However, young adults get addicted to the internet and don’t notice that using internet excessively is causing some problems in their daily life. During the last two decades, young adults are unable to control their emotions and the way of thinking due to long hour use of the Internet. (Alam, S. etc. al., 2014). The objective of this study will be to look how internet use affects young adults....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, History of the Internet]

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Report on the Internet

- Report on the Internet 1.1 What´s the Internet. That question is rather difficult to answer because the Internet is so many things to so many different people. It's simply a series of computer networks linked together all over the world, communicating almost all the time with one another. A single network of computers, is for example, all the computers linked together within our school building....   [tags: Internet History Innovation]

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Web Server ad Internet Market

- Web servers are important in today’s internet market, they implement the Hyper Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and it can be run by any computer. It could be used in a local network as well on a wide diversity web site around the globe, enabling user to read information from various resources. A web server enables users to move from one site to another by links call Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). This hyperlinks are the responsible of setting fonts, emending related files (e.g. graphics), and setting fonts in web pages....   [tags: Hyper Transfer Protocol, HTTP, Internet]

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An Internet for Everyone

- An Internet for Everyone Web Sight by Arati Bechtel an article in the Camarillo Star, explains how the Internet claim that Everyone can use the internet is wrong in many ways. For people who are mentally or physically disabled, it is much more difficult to get the same access and effectiveness out of the internet as for someone who is completely healthy. The internet is about 99% visual and for someone who is visually impaired, it would be extremely difficult to use the internet. Arati Bechtel explains in her article about some of the research done on accessibility to the internet for the visually impaired and says that there is some new software for the blind that has been make with a bet...   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Perversion and the Internet

- Perversion and the Internet The Internet. An information super-highway to hate, violence, and child pornography. Sure it was ok when the nudie pictures came out, but teaching children racism and bigotry and exploiting innocent children in a sexual manner is taking things a little too far. Buckle your seatbelts and strap on those eyeglasses; we are about to take a ride on the “Informational Highway”. The First Amendment has been stretched, ripped, and torn into little pieces of propaganda, conveniently located on the “World-Wide-Web” for the viewing pleasures of all; young and old....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet is a big problem in our society today. Many people use internet without knowing it, even I use internet without knowing that I am using too much I consider myself as an addict because I check my Facebook at least 3 times a day and text every time while I eat too. In high school, I used to use my phone in the class because it was allowed in class and teacher didn’t mind but in college I have to tell myself to not use phone in class since it is very important to achieve my goals and get a degree....   [tags: Internet Addiction Essays]

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Privacy And The Internet

- Privacy and the Internet The natural progression of the Internet and emerging technologies is towards streamlining our lives both personally and professionally. Instantaneous communications and available on-line services continue to reduce the physical distance between individuals. Almost anything is now available in cyberspace from shopping, schooling and education, on-line trading, banking, to social and political on-line communities. On-line service providers are shifting from a product centric approach to a more personal and customized approach to marketing their products and services....   [tags: Web Cyberspace Internet papers]

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Pornography on the Internet

- Porn, its everywhere. Go to any major search engine and you are well on your way to viewing some of the finest cyber porn around. No age verification, no credit card required, all it takes is just a couple of clicks on the mouse. But wait a second, why is it so easy, was it always like this. Not really, as we have seen, the Internet and the pornography industry have come together to make quite an explosion that has brought many issues to the surface. It's a scary fact to realize that 83.5% images available on the Internet are pornographical....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Internet Censorship

- All I wanted to do was shop for new shoes online, but instead I was staring at a webpage packed with lewd photographs. I was only 14. I certainly was not looking to be directed to such a vulgar website; however, much to my dismay, I had simply mistyped the URL to a popular sporting goods store and found myself face-to-face with something I was much too young to see. Unfortunately, this happens all too often. A staggering amount of young children are accessing pornographic material online, whether they want to or not....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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The Internet and Plagiarism

- The Internet and Plagiarism The World Wide Web is larger than any one person can imagine. There are an infinite amount of links to libraries and other sources of information. There are numerous search engines, such as Yahoo, which make researching really easy. We can find anything that we want on line, because there are no boundaries to our explorations, and there are no laws to stop us. You can find anything from socks to guns. People can even find completed research papers online; they simply copy and paste it to a new document, make a few adjustments, and it is ready to turn in....   [tags: Internet Plagiarism Essays Cheating]

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Dating on the Internet

- Dating on the Internet It has become today's method of communication, the wave of the future. The necessity to leave the home to do such things as shop for clothes or to go to the bank is diminishing. Business is being conducted more frequently from the home. Students will soon be able to interact with their teachers and fellow students while sitting in their bedrooms. The Internet will overtake all forms of personal interaction, and it stands to reason that this includes dating. From foreign pen-pals to heated Cybersex, the number of people who log on each day is growing rapidly....   [tags: Research Cyberdating Internet Essays]

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Crime on the Internet

- Overview If cyberspace is a type of community, a giant neighborhood made up of networked computer users around the world, then it seems natural that many elements of a traditional society can be found taking shape as bits and bytes. With electronic commerce comes electronic merchants, plugged-in educators provide networked education, and doctors meet with patients in offices on-line. It should come as no surprise that there are also cybercriminals committing cybercrimes. As an unregulated hodgepodge of corporations, individuals, governments, educational institutions, and other organizations that have agreed in principle to use a standard set of communication protocols, the Internet is wide o...   [tags: Internet Crime Essays]

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Positive Things You Can Do via the Internet

- Is the Internet really destroying our society. There is currently a lot of debate surrounding the topic of the Internet. On one hand many people feel that the Internet has a negative impact on our society these days. Their reasons include pornographic web sites, spam, piracy, and fraud. People that have a negative outlook on the Internet feel that the use of the Internet should be restricted in order to ensure the safety of the general public. Others, especially teenagers, disagree and say that the internet has a positive impact on our society....   [tags: internet, society, business,]

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The Internet And Its Effect On Human Brain

- In the recent discussions of the Internet and its effect on its users, a controversial issue has been whether or not the Internet usage is affecting our cognitive abilities. On one hand, some argue that the Internet is weakening our capacity for concentration and contemplation. Specifically, Nicholas Carr argues that excessive Internet use is leading to a lack of deep thinking and focus. On the other hand, however, others argue that the Internet combined with human brain power is beneficial rather than harmful....   [tags: Internet, Instant messaging, Brain, Human brain]

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Internet Is A New Way Of Communication With Instant Messaging

- The Internet has forever changed the lives of society and the way we interpret each other in positive and negative ways. Emails become a new way of communication with instant messaging. Advertising reaches more audiences while in all businesses created more jobs for such program. The Internet enables convenience giving users instant information anytime of a day. Now it is incorporated into most workplaces, homes and schools. There are many benefits the internet provides and also many negative ones as well....   [tags: Internet, Instant messaging]

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Legislation That Affects the Use of the Internet in Alberta Public Libraries

- It is difficult to overstate the important role that the Internet plays in public libraries. Patrons can use the Internet to find information, access services, and maintain connections with social media, while library staff can use the Internet to access informational resources, compile and maintain library statistics, stay networked with other libraries, and store files on "the cloud" . The Alberta government is working to make high-speed Internet available in all public libraries across the province; as of 2009, they had nearly reached their goal (just 15 of Alberta's 310 municipal public libraries that were not able to get high-speed Internet access due to problems with their infrastruc...   [tags: Internet Legislation in Alberta]

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Impacts of Not Preserving Net Neutrality: Tiered Internet Service

- ... What are the advantages and disadvantages of a tiered internet. 3. TIERED INTERNET SERVICE Tiered internet service is a business model that separates the quality of internet traffic by the price the users pay. User who pay more money receive more traffic and have better service as opposed to users who choose the minimum payment plan and pay less for a lesser quality of service and lower speed. 3.1 Tiered Services Tiered services exist in many other industries such as travel. For example airline companies divide the customers between classes, first class getting better service than coach....   [tags: internet service providers, traffic]

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Iceland: Europe’s Highest Computer and Internet Usage

- Europe’s highest computer and internet usage takes place in Iceland. According to the World Economic Forum, Iceland has one of the highest rates of social media and internet use in the world. Iceland has some of the newest technology and is a very social country. Digital media and the internet in general is a necessity in Iceland. The Icelandic parliament, in 2010, started a new media enterprise that protects free speech. Their goal was to make Iceland a safe haven for the presses, reporters, journalists and informers....   [tags: social media, internet access]

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The Effects Of Internet On Society 's Perception Of Beauty

- Jasmine Dideban Sarah Britto ENG 214 12 May 2016 The Effects of Internet Media on Society’s Perception of Beauty What is beauty. Have our society’s definitions of physical beauty changed as a result of online social media. This image of beauty started as early as the creation of the Barbie doll. This toy was bought for millions of girls around the world and became a role model figure, leading to the want and need to be just like the toy. This left lasting impressions on consumers due to the the altered image of beauty that was put forth....   [tags: Sociology, Internet, Social media]

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Has The Internet Done More Harm Than Good

- Has The Internet Done More Harm Than Good The topic on Has The Internet Done More Harm Than Good is important because it has been debated about countless times and is still ongoing. There are hundreds of reasons backing both sides’ arguments. The Internet is such an important place; it builds bridges to other countries and people but also destroys people's lives. Over 80,000 people are affected by phishing scams. The governments of our countries use it to spy and gather information on people; everyone everywhere uses it....   [tags: global scale, internet censorship]

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Is The Internet Harming Our Thinking Abilities?

- Kristie Prudent Sister Baker FDENG 101 November 19, 2015 Is the Internet Harming our Thinking Abilities. The impact of the internet on thinking may be crucial in this age. Although the internet is helpful, new assertions pose that it may be causing problems in the way people think. This mental short may be due to the amount of time that is spent “surfing the net.” Bernie Machen, President of the University of Florida stated, “The world doesn’t need your passion so much as it needs your depth of thought” (342)....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, World Wide Web, Mind]

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The Transformation of our Society Since the Internet: Online Dating

- Imagine a world without internet. There would be no emails, no Facebook, no eBay, amongst other things. Even a simple task as booking a flight or a hotel would have to be done over the phone. To think about it… life as we know it would just not be the same. This new day and age has brought us to a point where it’s possible to find virtually anything on the internet, even love. Yes, online dating has become the new revolutionary way of finding your soul mate (Houran, & Lange, 2004), and it is to no surprise since it’s easy, provides more options and is growing each and every day....   [tags: internet, online dating, ]

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Frequent Internet Use : Reducing Depression And Loneliness

- Frequent Internet Use: Reducing Depression and Loneliness – A Response April (2016) claims that “Regular Internet use can reduce feelings depression and loneliness through various computer-mediated communication programs, general webpage browsing and information seeking about health related issues” (5). However, terms that are being used are never defined throughout the paper leaving the audience asking: how often is frequent internet use, what counts as reducing depression and loneliness and what is included in the term internet....   [tags: Mobile phone, Internet, Sociology]

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The Internet : A Global Community Standard A Fallacy Or The Only Way Out?

- The Internet: The Road to Regulation The Internet has grown exponentially, in such a short period of time, that speculation or reflection upon its lifespan of 20-odd years may present a feeling of substantial progression in contemporary civilization. The complete freedom of expression, a stepping-stone in the structure of the Internet, has separated the Internet from other more conventional forms of media, such as newspapers and television. Nearly instantaneous access to information and global news has paved the way for the future of humanity, thus further enhancing our thirst for societal advancement....   [tags: Addiction, Internet, Pornography, Internet access]

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Censorship is Necessary to Protect Children from the Internet

- Censorship is Necessary to Protect Children from the Internet Do you want our future generations being exposed to violence, hate, sex, illegal substances, and false information, and then one day think it would be cool or alright to try these things. The internet is filled with dangerous information, that children should never have the freedom to access. Children learn from example, and if they search, watch, or read something on the web that could be potentially dangerous, they could be influenced or curious and think that it would be alright to imitate one day....   [tags: Persuasive, Argument, Internet, Censorship]

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Internet Research

- With the advancement of technology and the exponential increase of Internet use, professionals-academic and business-are relying on electronic resources for information, research, and data. The Internet gives an individual access to a sea of information, data, and knowledge; plus, this vast amount of information is available in a matter of seconds, rather than hours or days. The ease of access, availability, up-to-the-second timeliness, and vastness of online resources is causing many professionals, however, to forgo the use of print sources....   [tags: Internet]

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Should Nudity in Art and Iin The Internet Be Allowed?

- The citizens of Canada are living in a democracy that has given us all first amendment and fundamental rights. The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights was made for the people and by the people as the Founders of our country understood the importance of free expression. The First Amendment states "Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms: ... freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication." This alone should mean that there should be no government intervention on a code of ethics or morality....   [tags: internet censorship, ethics, moral]

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Did The Internet Make Us Stupid?

- Did the Internet make us Stupid. The world has seen a sharp increase in the number of people accessing the internet. In acknowledgement of this trend, Cummins et al (p.3) maintain that change is the pillar that characterizes the speed of technological transformation. However, despite the fact that it is about twenty years since the start of the World Wide Web, it is difficult to comprehend life without it. The internet has provided people with rapid access to large information (Carr). Also it is much easier to relate with friends in a continuous manner....   [tags: Mobile phone, Internet, Mind, Unconscious mind]

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Marketing And Advertising on the Internet

- Internet Now Core to Marketing and Advertising Industry The internet has evolved into a dynamic source of information as well as an extraordinary marketing tool that is able to reach nearly any user. The internet phenomenon has become a source for gathering timely information and converting data into profitable results at a faster rate for many firms and individuals in this revolutionary era of the twenty first century. Participants of the economy, from households to foreign markets, have found this dynamic system to be a way to reach the masses with a large percentage of the Earth having access to this knowledge....   [tags: Internet Marketing]

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Problem With The Internet Is Young People Are Losing Their Social Skills

- One problem with the Internet is young people are losing their social skills. In “What Adolescents Miss When We Let Them Grow up in Cyberspace”, the author Staples explains, “Net can actually isolate the younger, socially connected people who unwittingly allow time online to replace face-to-face- interactions with their families and friends” (59). The younger teens and children are all focused on Facebook, and Twitter, and they don’t come visit or don’t have time to stay with, their grandparents or their other relatives....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Internet, MySpace]

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Censorship of Internet Pornography is Unconstitutional

- Imagine a place where you have access to anything and everything one could want. Some would say that is only existent in a utopia, and some would say that describes the Internet. Many adults go on to the net and access pornographic material that would be unsuitable for children. This is called cyberporn. The controversy lies in the fact that children are accessing these materials also. Government, activist groups, and concerned parents are fighting to regulate obscene material found over the Internet to protect children....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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Jenna Evans and her Fake Story on the Internet

- The Internet is a place where one may pretend to be anyone or anything anyone wanted to- even if that means lying to thousands of innocent mothers who had experienced the loss of a child. Jenna Evans decided to post online about the death of her child, Bentley, who had passed away due to a brain disorder. Many mothers who had felt this same heartbreak befriended her. Evans posted later that her oldest child, Hailey, had come down with flu-like symptoms in which she was then admitted into the hospital with meningitis....   [tags: internet, virtual world, identity]

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Ethics on the Internet

- Ethics on the Internet In today's society, there are many ethical issues on the Internet. Some of the biggest issues and concerns seem to be hacking and viruses, copyright infringements, spam, privacy, and cyberporn. Internet ethical issues affect a wide variety of individuals and almost all people today are affected in some kind of a way. Until recently, most computer users had not been very concerned with questions of ethics and may not have been aware of something being seen as an ethical issue, but this depends on every individual's position....   [tags: Ethics Internet Computers Essays Papers]

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Commerce and the Internet

- Commerce and the Internet Introduction The company I work with wants to 'get on the web.' Few of the staff are experienced computer users, but they know how to make the machines spit out invoices, purchase orders, reports, letters and pretty packaging designs. They know that 'everyone' is on the web nowadays, they want to 'do it,' but they're tardy in undertaking the project, and the subject has ignited a series of internal power struggles among the staff. This paper is a broad exploration of communication issues related to a small business's desire to utilize the internet ....   [tags: Internet E-Commerce Business Essays]

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Energy Savings And The Internet

- Energy Savings And The Internet I have always harbored a feeling of apprehension when approaching the subject of the Internet. I am a late-bloomer in the world of computers. I have used a personal computer that is not connected to the Internet, for word processing purposes for four years. At first I found this experience to be frustrating. Then frustration gave way to acceptance and even enjoyment at the ease of my paper writing assignments. I think the Internet is too influential and pervasive....   [tags: Internet Essays]

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Internet Browser Differences with HTML

- DEALING WITH BROWSER DIFFERENCES The W3C has revolutionized DHTML by making a single standard that both Netscape and Microsoft have committed to support. Nevertheless, neither supports it perfectly yet, and many users use old browsers. If your page relies on DHTML, you will need to account for all of these possibilities. DHTML BROWSER DIFFERENCES Back when the version 4.0 browsers were the latest thing, there were major differences between their supports for DHTML. If you wrote an application using DHTML for Internet Explorer 4.0, there were no chance at all it would work on Netscape 4.0....   [tags: Technology Internet]

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How to Combat Internet Plagiarism

- How to Combat Internet Plagiarism In the past, plagiarism was practiced as a means of desperation or necessity, instead of out of pure laziness as it tends to be today. Now, with the development of the Internet, there are many websites that offer tips, sources for papers, along with papers that have already been written and submitted to the website. All of these can be free for download, or if you need a special kind of paper, it can be made specifically for a price ranging between $8.95 and $20.00 per page....   [tags: Internet Plagiarism]

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How Do The Intersections Of Big Data And The Internet And Social Networks Mitigate Or Exacerbate Internet Fraud Risks

- HOW DO THE INTERSECTIONS OF “BIG DATA” AND THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL NETWORKS MITIGATE OR EXACERBATE INTERNET FRAUD RISKS. Arpitha Ramachandraiah UB # 50166499 If there is one invention in the 20th century that has had tremendous influence in the world, it has to be the internet. Around 40% of the world population use the internet with an estimated 3 billion people who go online every day. The widespread use of internet and the advent of social media has changed the way we communicate on a global scale....   [tags: Social network service, Internet]

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Does Computers and the Internet Help Students Learn?

- With new up and coming technology entering the school system a question rises, do students actually learn better from computers and the internet. This debate can go either way if the arguer uses certain examples, however when looking at the evidence technology helps students learn more than before without access to computers. This statement can BE backed by looking at schools that don’t have internet access or the ones that run completely behind a computer screen. Examine test scores of different schools, looking at grades, student participation, and passing rate of schools....   [tags: technology, school system, internet access]

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How Internet Affects All Aspects Of Marketing Strategy

- The use of the internet has become critical since it has transformed the way business is conducted in the present day. Nowadays, it is such an important tool that every company is using the internet in some way – whether it be finding out new sources of raw materials, new markets, new distribution channels, the policies of the foreign government, or competitive environment of a foreign market. Proper usage of the internet can provide companies a competitive advantage. It benefits companies by finding that relevant information at very low cost....   [tags: Marketing, Internet, Pricing, International trade]

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What Would You Do If Google And The Internet Ceased?

- What would you do if Google and the internet ceased to exist. Could you go about your daily life as normal. Would that research paper you need to finish become a hundred times harder now that you actually have to open a book to find the information you need. The internet has become one of the most depended on resource in today’s society and without it; many of our lives would suddenly become incredibly complex. Almost everyone relies on the internet in one way or another to run businesses, schools, and even use it as a GPS in your car....   [tags: Education, Internet, A Great Way to Care]

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The Internet Access

- In the essay "Television: The Plug-In Drug" by Marie Winn, the author explains how television separates people from each other. Television, she claims, replaces the human contact by keeping the television viewers interested in the television programming instead of having a human companion. In the essay "Dearly Disconnected" by Ian Frazier, the author describes the cell phone as an object that will take out the payphones, increase human contact and decrease privacy. For example, televisions and cell phones have left their marks in history, and the Internet is now making an entrance with the same controversy as television and cell phones in their times....   [tags: Internet Technology Pros Cons]

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Internet and Research

- Internet and Research According to The Disappearance of Technology, by Bruce and Hogan, “(technological) tools become commonplace. Each literacy technique goes from unfamiliar to familiar, from visible to invisible.” Proof of this can be seen through even just one person, as he begins life prior to the house-hold computer, and witnessed the changes as the Internet become main stream, and finally to his uses of technology today while attending law school. To begin a research analysis on Brian Petrano’s literacy eco system, one must first analyze the beginnings of his technological life....   [tags: Analysis Research Internet Essays]

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The Advantages of Internet Use for Education

- The Advantages of Internet Use for Education Abstract In the past few years, Indonesia has experienced the integration of the internet into society. This situation has created their presence in the market with taking us to the aim of this study that for know the reasons of university student on using internet for education. The data of benefits of using Internet for Education were collected and analyzed by using questioner comprised of 400 papers were collected and compared, it was performed by spreading the questionnaires to the two specific area at exact time in Pelita Harapan University, Lippo Karawaci and Trisakti University, Jakarta as sample to gain the senses....   [tags: Education Internet Technology]

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The History and Future of the Internet

- The History and Future of the Internet Many believe the internet was an over night sensation, that one day, someone invented the internet and it spread in popularity faster than Tickle Me Elmo or the Macarena. Although the internet did have a surge of commercial popularity, with the invention of Mosaic and later with e-commerce, it was created many years ago with the development of military networking technologies. Also, the internet, unlike many pop culture fads of the nineties, will continue to see a growth in popularity and usefulness as a form of media throughout the information age....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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The Impact of the Internet on People

- The Impact of the Internet on People The Internet has had a large impact on businesses, countries, and individuals. The Internet first started out as a research tool for Universities and now has become the "information freeway". The Internet has created problems for some companies and has helped other companies. The Internet has caused problems with individuals but has also helped many individuals. The research on sending information from computer to computer began in the 1960s. The United States Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) funded the research project known as ARPA....   [tags: Technology Innovation Internet]

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The Impact of the Internet on Society

- The Impact of the Internet on Society The internet has influenced, and is still influencing the way society communicates in many different ways. The rise of the internet has caused people to communicate differently in areas never dreamed of before the internet came into existence. Education has been revolutionized through the world of the “Information Super Highway”. Medicine has also seen reform as the internet improves research and communication. Individuals are starting businesses from scratch, while others are selling household items for extra cash....   [tags: Cause Effect Internet]

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We Create A Monster Through Our Nurturing For Global Wielding Of The Internet

- Did we create a monster through our nurturing for global wielding of the internet. The satire piece “Nation Shudders At Large Block Of Uninterrupted Text” by The Onion, a research centralized article “On Paper, Reading Skills Look Worse” by Michael S. Rosenwald, and a composition of synthesised personal testimonials and research entitled “Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction” by Matt Richtel make evident negative reading habits formed through internet operation. The Onion writes fictional news articles, emulating a news website....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet, YouTube, E-mail]

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The Impact of the Internet in America

- The Impact of the Internet in America The prevalence of the internet has had a tremendous impact on American society in terms of physical health and emotional well-being. In the following pages, I will attempt to briefly highlight some of the positive and negative impacts I feel today’s internet technology has had on people living in The United States of America. Public internet access can be found in most libraries or internet cafes. Internet Service Providers offer access to individuals in their homes as well as schools and businesses....   [tags: Internet Technology Health Essays]

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The Internet as a Catalyst for Stylistic Diversification

- The Internet as a Catalyst for Stylistic Diversification The Internet, rather than entailing an end to the cultural and historical diversity of style in composition, has increased the potential for diversity of style beyond any previous benchmark. The Internet, as a post-modernist construct, thrives on diversity, relativism, and the lack of any absolute. In this environment, while the possibility exists for styles of composition to be created that some would consider worthless, the endless possibilities serve exclusively the interests of diversity....   [tags: Internet Technology Diversity Essays]

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Cyberethics - Ethics in the Age of the Internet

- Cyberethics - Ethics in the Age of the Internet In every society we live, we have to follow the rule of that place. The Internet is growing, growing in the number of users and growing in public perception. The Internet is the new American frontier due to the new technologies is radically transforming almost every aspect of how we communicate and with whom, as well as just about any dimension of our lives. Most Internet users are convinced of its general utility and positive benefits. However behind it, the Internet, as well as its technological offspring’s the World Wide Web has been compared to the Wild West, because no one owns the network and there is no law and regulations....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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The Impact of ISPs on the Architecture of the Internet

- The Impact of ISPs on the Architecture of the Internet The Internet was started over three decades ago as a US government sponsored project. The Internet originally connected several universities and the government; it eventually grew to include some private companies/research labs. As such, the initial users of the Internet were scientists/technologists who were well versed in the workings of the network (and who did not have the malicious intents of modern hackers). The motivation of the Internet at this time was to provide a robust nationwide communication network and to allow for the sharing of scientific research/resources around the nation1....   [tags: Internet Cause Effect Papers]

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The Combining of Cable TV and the Internet

- The Combining of Cable TV and the Internet The Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened the way for cable TV (CATV) companies to become full-fledged telecommunications companies, offering two-way voice and data communications services, in addition to television programming. After passage of the Act, the cable companies were eager to expand into the new fields of business that had been opened to them, especially the rapidly growing Internet Service Provider (ISP) business. The biggest hurdle facing the cable companies is that cable television systems were designed for one-way traffic, and must be upgraded into modern two-way networks in order to support advanced communications services....   [tags: Television Technology Internet Essays]

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Children and the Censorship of Internet Pornography

- The Internet is a global network of vast information. With a few clicks, an individual can have access to up to 200 million web-sites filled with educational and recreational information. The Internet is not regulated in anyway (Carnegie Library 1). It is accessible throughout the entire world from the North to the South, to the early morning sunrise and dark sunsets. Different ethnicity and backgrounds come together linked upon this network resembling a connection of one body in unity. Sadly, issues arise creating concern for users, focusing particularly on minors....   [tags: Internet Porn Essays]

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Should Everything on the Internet be Free?

- Should Everything on the Computer be Free. Many people say, "The best things in life are free." However, when we say this, we don’t particularly mean materialistic items. Nearly two years ago this saying was heard by those who may have won the lottery or whom may have been in love and feels that it is the best thing. Nevertheless, a few years ago nearly nothing was free and if it was there was always a catch to go along with it. Now that the Internet has become so popular it is difficult not to find something for free....   [tags: Internet Technology Argumentative Papers]

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America's Control of the Internet

- America's Control of the Internet The origins of the Internet began with Paul Baran of the RAND Corporation, which was commissioned by the U.S. Air Force to do a study on how it could maintain its command and control over its missiles and bombers after a nuclear attack. It was to be a military research network that could survive a nuclear strike, decentralized so that if any location in America were attacked, the military could still have control over their nuclear arms for a counter attack (Castells)....   [tags: Internet Web US]

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Limiting Children's Access To Internet Pornography

- Pornography is one of mankind's most revered, respected, and repulsed pastimes. Adults can use pornography to relieve stress, enhance their sex lives, or simply as a means of entertainment. One of the easiest and most popular ways of obtaining pornographic material is over the Internet. The only downside is that the Internet is accessible to children; therefore, pornography is accessible to children. While adults should have limitless access to Internet porn, minors should be kept away from this concubine....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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Privacy of Personal Information on the Internet

- Privacy of Personal Information on the Internet United States Policy Living in the United States has its advantages. We are afforded many opportunities that are unavailable or unheard of in other countries. We maintain a limited right to privacy in the areas of education, marriage, procreation, contraception etc. In certain instances, government officials are allowed to watch, listen, search and/or seize a person's personal information. Warrants are usually needed in order to gain this type of information....   [tags: French France Internet Essays]

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The Evil Side of The Internet

- The Evil Side of The Internet In my present employment at the moment, the usage of the Internet is not that important. The only times that I use the Internet is when I have to do a search for a research paper for school or in need of directions to a new location. I have always found the Internet to be a positive tool that helps with the spread of information in order to educate a large population. It is cheap and easily accessable by All. The internet was and is a new invention compared to the wheel and fire that has changed the way we view the world and has brought convenience to our finger tips....   [tags: Technology Internet Essays]

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The Internet Revolution

- The Internet Revolution Now, with the click of a button, consumers are buying just about anything imaginable, and all from the convenience of the internet. People no longer have to leave their homes, work or where ever there is internet access to make important purchases. Technology has advanced so that companies are conducting business around the world with out ever meeting. No longer do consumers or businessmen have to shake to complete a deal or a sale, but merely click down on the mouse and the numbers change....   [tags: Business Internet E-Commerce Essays]

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The Concerns of Internet Censorship

- The Concerns of Internet Censorship As a professional Internet publisher and avid user of the Internet, I have become concerned with laws like the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA) that censor free speech on the Internet. By approving the CDA, Congress has established a precedent which condones censorship regulations for the Internet similar to those that exist for traditional broadcast media. Treating the Internet like broadcast media is a grave mistake because the Internet is unlike any information medium that has been created....   [tags: Censoring Internet Rights Essays]

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Internet as a Powerful Marketing Tool

- Part of having an online presence for a business is the ability to have ready access to company information and data. This applies to both the consumer base as well as the employees of that company who must manage that information. Before the advent of the Internet, it was necessary for this information to be kept as hard-copy and as such was difficult to share with multiple, simultaneous individuals and much less those in a different location than where the information resided. In 1973, the first RFC (Request For Comments) was published for the ftp protocol; one of the earliest methods of file sharing and transfer to individuals over a network....   [tags: Business Internet Online]

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Protecting the Privacy of Individuals on the Internet

- Protecting the Privacy of Individuals on the Internet Over the past decade the world has gotten much smaller due to the electronic communication the Internet has fostered. While this promotes business and international relations, problems arise regarding the protection of individuals’ personal information. Many countries around the world have developed privacy policies and laws protect an individual's information in the realm of electronic communication. Universal enforcement gets complicated because the Internet is not restricted to one country; it’s worldwide....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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The People's Republic of China vs. the Internet

-      The introduction of the Internet to the mainstream world has brought with it a new way of distributing information. This new distribution of information over the Internet has created a power struggle between some states and their citizens. The basic definition of power is the action of a person over another person to force the submissive person to do something he would not ordinarily do. Brian A. Connery, a professor at Oakland University who has studied power, defines power as, "Any capacity to get people to do what you want them to do." Power is evident in the relationship between a state and its citizens....   [tags: Internet and Politics]

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How Important Is The Internet

- The Internet is the Most Important Invention since Fire Can this be a wild exaggeration. After all, the printing press 1)ushered in an entire era of intellectual advancement called the 2)Enlightenment. If you ask John Perry Barlow, the Internet is even more revolutionary. John Perry Barlow is a former 3)Wyoming cowboy and 4)lyricist for the Grateful Dead, of all things. But he also founded an important cyber-rights organization called the Electronic Frontier Foundation. And he calls the Internet "the most transforming event since the capture of fire!" He made that statement eight years ago in 1995, when an estimated 16 million people around the world were using the Internet every day....   [tags: Technology Internet Essays]

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The Impact of Internet on Education

- The Impact of Internet on Education A dusty, one-room schoolhouse on the edge of a village. An overworked teacher trying to manage a room full of boisterous children. Students sharing schoolbooks that are in perpetual short supply, crammed in rows of battered desks. Children worn out after long treks to school, stomachs rumbling with hunger....   [tags: Internet Education Web School]

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The Problem with Internet Addiction

- The Problem with Internet Addiction The Internet is a social technology, but the effect it has on face to face relationships can potentially be very detrimental. Like any activity, the Internet takes up a person’s time; the amount of time varies depending on the person’s level of addiction. Often this time usage could be spent bettering face to face relationships. It is not uncommon for an Internet user to begin to replace their face to face relationships with those formed on the Internet. By doing this they often negatively affect their lives....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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Internet as a Research Tool

- Internet as a Research Tool Because of its speed and convenience, the Internet has quickly become one of the most-used resources for gathering information. The Internet allows people to have access to a lot of information in one place, and in the convenience of their own homes. However, many problems arise when students use the Internet as a research source for school assignments. Many students are typically under the false assumption that everything on the Internet is valid; if it’s written it must be true....   [tags: Expository Web Internet Essays]

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Government Surveillance of Internet Activity

- Government Surveillance of Internet Activity 1. Background Back to late 1980s in China, some young people in college or research institute had a chance to surf the Internet through a fairly low speed, roughly routed World Wide Web connection. But a big surprise for them was that the Internet was a real freeway, a freeway escaping from strict government control, a freeway for people who wanted to see but couldn’t see and who wanted to say but couldn’t say. Stepping into the 21st century after more than a decade, the Internet service in China has already been almost the latest generation in the world....   [tags: Internet Web Computers Essays]

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Internet Music Sharing and the RIAA

- Internet Music Sharing and the RIAA In today’s high-tech computer savvy world, one of the largest controversies brewing on the internet is the downloading and sharing of music using various peer-to-peer programs such as Kazaa, Limewire, Audio Galaxy, and many others. These programs use software that, “rather than going through a server to request information, can make requests directly to other software. This attribute is what allows users of P2P networks to freely exchange music, movies and other types of files (Friedenberg).” To the everyday user, downloading all of their music from the internet is great....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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The Internet: A Technological Revolution

- In our society, there has been a revolution which competes that of the industrial revolution. It is called technological revolution. At the top of the technological revolution is what we call, the Internet. In the following report we will be discussing about what the internet is about in general and how it might be in the future, why it is necessary in our everyday lives, and why has it become so important to everyone (i.e. companies, individuals ). The internet is a total of medium¢s which are connected between them with channels of communication....   [tags: Technology Internet Communications Importance]

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Policing Cyberspace on the Internet

- Policing Cyberspace on the Internet The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming more popular among those who are interested in, and have the time to surf the information superhighway. The problem with this much information being accessible to this many people is that some of it is deemed inappropriate for minors. The government wants censorship, but a segment of the population does not. Legislative regulation of the Internet would be an appropriate function of the government....   [tags: Internet Communication Computers Essays]

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