Computer Mediated Communication- 352

The Internet Isn’t Free!

Episode three of The Virtual Revolution explains that while the Internet is free of financial charge to users worldwide, there is a cost that must be paid by users in the form of privacy, personal space, and identity. Google, for example, has redefined what privacy and personal space is for its email services. When a Gmail user sends an email, Google scans… Continue reading The Internet Isn’t Free!

Computer Mediated Communication- 352

The Great Political Leveling

The Internet has gained dramatic power and popularity since its invention in the 1980’s and even more since the contributions the World Wide Web has provided since 1990. That is what the documentary series, History of the Internet- the Virtual Revolution sets out to explain. Episode two of this series shows how as the Internet has gained… Continue reading The Great Political Leveling