The Internet and Society: A Reference Handbook

The Internet and Society: A Reference Handbook

by Bernadette H. Schell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598840312

ISBN-13: 9781598840315

Pub. Date: 12/25/2006

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840315
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/25/2006
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1.History and Background

2. Problems, Controversies, and Solutions

3. Worldwide Perspective

4. Chronology

5. Biographical Profiles

6. Facts, Data, and Documents

7. Directory of Organizations

8. Print and Nonprint Resources

Glossary

Index

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