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Apr 11, 2005BBC News
"Net users are as annoyed as ever about spam, but seem to be getting used to it, says a report.The poll of US net users by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 52% of people complain that junk mail is a big problem. Read More
Apr 11, 2005NorthJersey.com
"Like mosquitoes or taxes, spam is a fact of life. That's the bad news.The good news? Like most facts of life, we're getting used to it."It's kind of like getting wrong numbers on the phone, or telemarketers," said Dean Mattson,...
Apr 11, 2005MENAFN.com
"E-mail spam might be a blight that is gumming up electronic commerce and personal mailboxes alike, but just as with death and taxes, the public seems to be growing accustomed to its inevitability.Ferris Research estimated in a recent s...
Apr 3, 2005Reuters.com
"The home-brewed audio programs known as "Podcasts" are catching on with people who own iPods or other digital-music players, according to a survey released on Sunday. Twenty-nine percent of U.S. adults who own MP3 players like Apple Co...
Mar 27, 2005USA Today
"Singer-songwriter Janis Ian has lived through vinyl albums, cassette tapes, eight-track cartridges, compact discs and now, digitized music that is swapped illicitly or bought on the Internet.The Internet, including the unauthorized son...
Mar 23, 2005ITWorld.com
"Recording industry lawsuits against file swappers and P-to-P (peer-to-peer) software companies may be forcing Internet users onto informal networks to exchange songs and videos, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Proj...
Mar 22, 2005The Kansas City Star
"About two-thirds of American youths between the ages of 12 and 17 say they do things online they wouldn't want their parents to know about.The statistic was included in a report issued last week by the Pew Internet & American Life Proj...
Mar 18, 2005CBSNews.com
"Most parents of teenagers who go online say they set time limits on the kids' Internet activity. They also try to monitor it, in part by placing computers in common areas.That's according to a new study by the Pew Internet and American...
Mar 15, 2005Orlando Sentinel
" Using her cell phone to silently read or type a short message, Amber Gietkowski can stay connected without causing a distraction while sitting in a lecture hall at the University of Central Florida. She is among the 27 percent of adul...
Mar 10, 2005The New York Times
"Google has so firmly staked out its place as the Internet search-engine leader that it has even earned a place as a verb in the English lexicon.Paradoxically, because of its very popularity, there may be no better time to try something...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.