Spam and Phishing
More than a year after the CAN-SPAM Act became law, email users say they are receiving slightly more spam in their inboxes than before, but they are minding it less.
Young people with broadband at home have distinctive news consumption habits
Are we entering an era of “user-generated” online content? We may not quite be there. But if you look at how young people with high-speed connections interface with the news, the phrase “news consumers” doesn’t capture what these people do when th…
We Stand By Our Data
We are seeking a correction to two stories which appeared regarding our recent podcasting data memo.
Activities Spreadsheet Updated with January 2005 data
As our research on internet activities evolves, the list of online pastimes that we study continues to grow.
Podcasting catches on
More than 6 million American adults have listened to podcasts.
A New Public Square? No Fooling.
The Federal Election Commission opens public comment for sixty days on Monday, April 4 regarding its plan to renovate the online space for national politics. Sound ambitious? It is.
Financial Information Searches: Steady As She Goes
Why has online banking surged and financial information searches have remained steady at 44%? An off-the-cuff theory.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in File-Sharing Case
Although long lines prevented me from entering the courtroom today to witness the arguments firsthand, the scene outside the hearing was also a fascinating microcosm of the parties affected by this debate.
Stories about the impact of the internet
We ask people to tell us about the ways they have been affected by their use of the internet and here are some memorable ones.
No Search Engine Can Answer My Question
Are British search engine users really smarter than Americans?