The Internet and Society

The Internet and Society

A Reference Handbook

Book - 2007
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An examination of the social impact of the Internet, this volume explores political, social, technical, legal, and economic controversies in a manner accessible to the general reader.

* A glossary of key terms, such as algorithm, ARPAnet, Hyper Text Markup Language, identity theft, Internet protocol, malicious mode, and Moore's law, helps readers find their bearings in the high-tech world of the Internet

* Bibliographical sketches of 20 key personalities--both positive and negative--in Internet history bring this high-tech story to life

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2007.
ISBN: 9781598840315
Branch Call Number: 302.231
Characteristics: xi, 311 p. ; 24 cm.


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