Search Queries About Social Security
A recent PIP report found that on any given day 38 million Americans consult a search engine. So it stands to reason that, as the national debate about Social Security continues, internet users may turn to search engines for links to sites that m…
Call for Papers: Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
The deadline is March 31, 2005 to submit a paper proposal for this Fall’s 33rd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. TPRC is a prestigious gathering of academics and policymakers discussing contemporary telecom policy issues and re…
It’s Never Too Early to Think About 2008
Even though we are less than three months removed from the beginning of President Bush’s second term, political activists are already thinking about the presidential election of 2008.
Men, Women, and Money
Our November 2004 telephone survey brought some interesting data about women, men, and financial activities online.
Napster DRM workaround
Reuters ran a story last week about an unauthorized software “patch” that enables Napster subscribers to convert the protected WMA files they lease to WAV files that can then be permanently burned to a CD.
The advent of spim
Nearly 17 million instant message users have received spim — unsolicited commercial messages that are the IM equivalent of spam.
The Internet at the End of the World
The internet at the end of the world.
Advertising and online videos
More and more people are streaming clips online thanks to broadband.
Internet Pioneers Honored with Turing Award
While neither Cerf nor Kahn could anticipate just how revolutionary their initial contributions would ultimately be, both recognized the demand for a global communications network long before it entered mainstream consciousness.
More Americans have home computer networks
Growth in home broadband use and laptop purchases contributes to surge in use of computer networks among multi-computer households