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Select Questions: UCLA Internet Report "Surveying the Digital Future"

In August 2000 UCLA's Center for Communications Policy released a brief excerpt of their report forthcoming in October 2000. "Surveying the Digital Future," funded by "an unprecedented alliance of corporations and foundations," is part of the World Internet Project, a series of international studies, which aims to give a vision of the Internet's worldwide impact. This initial release, which shows...
Trust and Privacy Online: Why Americans Want to Rewrite the Rules

The PEW Research Center's "Trust and Privacy Online," details Americans's feelings about online privacy in a 30-question survey conducted in May and June of more than 2,000 people (over 1,000 of which are Internet users). The survey covers the gamut of privacy issues, and PEW reports that two-thirds of respondents don't think that Internet companies should be allowed to track users's activities....
One Year Later: September 11 and the Internet

Published on September 5, 2002, this report looks at how the September 11 terrorist attacks affected online content and changed the way Americans feel about Internet use. The 65-page document is divided into seven chapters, and its findings are based on research and surveys by the Pew Internet Project. Some of the material describes Americans' views on electronic information protection, such as...