January 9, 2005

The Future of the Internet I

Acknowledgments

Pew Internet & American Life Project: The Pew Internet Project is a nonprofit, non-partisan think tank that explores the impact of the Internet on children, families, communities, the work place, schools, health care and civic/political life.  The Project aims to be an authoritative source for timely information on the Internet’s growth and societal impact.  Support for the project is provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The Project is an initiative of the Pew Research Center. The project’s Web site: www.pewinternet.org

Princeton Survey Research Associates: PSRA conducted the survey that is covered in this report. It is an independent research company specializing in social and policy work. The firm designs, conducts, and analyzes surveys worldwide. Its expertise also includes qualitative research and content analysis. With offices in Princeton, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., PSRA serves the needs of clients around the nation and the world. The firm can be reached at 911 Commons Way, Princeton, NJ 08540, by telephone at 609-924-9204, by fax at 609-924-7499, or by email at ResearchNJ@PSRA.com

Elon University School of Communications: Elon University has teamed with the Pew Internet Project to complete a number of research studies, including the building of the Predictions Database and an ethnographic study of a small town, “One Neighborhood, One Week on the Internet,” both under the direction of Janna Quitney Anderson. For contact regarding the Predictions Database send email to predictions@elon.edu. The university’s Web site is: www.elon.edu.