Imagine if the Internet were only available on the West Coast. And only in four cities.
Before there was the Internet, there was the ARPANET. A pre...
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By: Sean Captain, TechNewsDaily Managing Editor
Published: 06/06/2012 12:22 PM EDT on LiveScience
Forget Al Gore. The Internet — at least as...
Technology has grown by such leaps and bounds since 1969 that it's hard to conceive how things were before we all had access to computers.
Of all the technology marvels of 1969, the Internet has been a late bloomer. Email was introduced in 1971, but the first web browser didn't come along until 1990.
We can anticipate the need for a kind of International Law of the Net in the future. Such concepts can also provide better support for international and domestic electronic commerce.
The Internet's founders are increasingly concerned that burdensome barriers may squash future innovation before it happens.
many people expect much of their Internet content to be free. Why is this, how did it happen, and, focusing on music and movies, what can be done about it?
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