The Internet and Society
A Reference HandbookBook - 2007
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