The ever-shifting Internet population: A new look at Internet access and the digital divide.
“Virtually all [students] use the Internet to do research to help them write papers or complete class work or homework assignments,” according to a recent report from the Pew Internet & American Life project.
The Secure Internet Interface includes new worm infection reports, at-a-glance summary pages, information on critical emerging threats and vulnerabilities, and recommendations on Symantec Managed Security Services’ response activity around global emerging threats.
Overall, 72 percent of the typical commercial producers (more than $500,000 in annual farm sales) in the survey reported using the Internet in their farm business, up 20 percent from 1998.
MOABC.com is a leading mobile Internet portal in China with 11 million registered users and boasts one of the top-ranked mobile Internet sites, featuring mobile social networking, mobile games, and entertainment.
The last six years have seen an explosion of Internet use in Syria, with close to I million of the country’s 18 million people now online, compared to just 30,000 in 2000.
The current debate is about whether broadband network owners, such as telephone and cable TV companies, should be required by law to treat everything sent on the Internet equally, or “neutrally.”
Since 1999, nearly 100 percent of public schools in the United States have been wired for Internet access (NCES, 2002).
Whitlock of Cornell University, the director of that study, and other researchers are beginning to explore how young people communicate on the Internet. The scientists are examining how various online contacts affect a youngster’s schoolwork, social life, and budding sense of identity.
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All of them are waving their cutlasses in outrage that the United States is refusing (for now) to relinquish its supervisory role over the private-sector, not-for-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Soon after, it introduced the e-Japan Priority Policy Program, which had the lofty goal of creating an Internet society in which all information is digitized and universally available via a low-cost and convenient open network.