The Explosive Growth of the Internet. By: Lisa Pelfrey. The Internet. The Internet is elastic “ International network of networks that are both commercial & publicly owned” (Laudon & Laudon) Reshapes the way people and businesses go about daily life allows two way communication.
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The Explosive Growth of the Internet
By: Lisa Pelfrey
“Worlds first major packet network” (www.netvalley.com)
“Part of the U.S. reaction to the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik in 1957” (www.dei.isep.ipp.pt)
Risk & Vunerabilities
untrue media coverage
invasion of privacy
Because the Internet is open to whom ever is able to create info. and put it on the web can lead to untrue information.
* Digital info. travels 2/3 the speed of light on copper wire and fiber optic cable.
* People can but info. On the Internet through Hosts & Domain names.
* “ 29,670,000 “ advertised” connected computers in 240 countries and territories” (www.wired.com)
Largest Domain is .com
.com constitutes 28% of all machines of the net ( www.wired.com)
Internet grows everyday so it is hard to put a concert number on it.
Measuring through host is probably the closest a person will get to the growth.