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Apr 26, 2004The Boston Herald
The music industry's lawsuits against downloaders helped persuade Rob Thompson and Mike Gatti to shun the free file-sharing services on the Internet. Thompson and Gatti, who work together at a Boston ad agency, prefer to buy music at record shops ...
Apr 26, 2004The Washington Post
Driven largely by fears of copyright lawsuits, more than 17 million Americans, or 14 percent of adult Internet users, have stopped downloading music over the Internet... Despite the decline, the overall percentage of people who say they download m...
Apr 19, 2004USA Today
Broadband is fast gaining broad acceptance. More than half the Internet users in the USA have speedy connections somewhere in their lives. So says a survey of 2,200 Americans over 18, released today by the non-profit Pew Internet & American Life P...
Apr 19, 2004The New York Times
'I bring a newspaper and sit and read,' said Alex Pope of Berkeley, Calif., explaining how he passes time waiting to download data, like the music programs for upcoming symphonies, on dial-up. Mr. Pope, 74, a retired lawyer, does not have the opti...
Apr 11, 2004Chicago Sun-Times
A report released last week by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 64 percent of Web users reported going online to further their faith. That translates to nearly 82 million Americans, the report's authors said. The range of religi...
Apr 8, 2004San Jose Mercury News
Jimmy Chu sent a mass e-mail to his Bible study group asking for help setting up for Easter services. He posts the group's prayer requests on his Weblog, downloads hymns from his church's Web site and listens to Sunday sermons online. Chu, 23, who...
Mar 25, 2004The New York Times
According to a new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, a research organization in Washington, the ranks of Americans over 65 who use the Internet have jumped by 47 percent since 2000, making them the fastest-growing group to embra...
Mar 18, 2004New York Times
Three months after Congress approved legislation intended to curb spam, unsolicited e-mail is a persistent, if not worsening, problem, according to a survey released yesterday by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Mar 18, 2004The Washington Post
Sixty-three percent of e-mail users who responded to the Pew Internet & American Life survey said the increase in junk e-mail has made them less trusting of e-mail as a communications tool, and more than three-quarters of respondents -- 77 percent...
Mar 17, 2004Reuters News
Internet users are more likely to say e-mail is less trustworthy and less reliable than when they were surveyed in June, the Pew Internet and American Life Project found.
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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.