Multi-section ReportsNovember 26, 2000

The Online Health Care Revolution

A great many of the fifty-two million “health seekers” say the resources they find on the Web have a direct effect on the decisions they make about their health care and on their interactions with doctors.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 22, 2000

African-Americans and the Internet

African-American Internet users are heavy consumers of online information and online entertainment, but African-Americans are the least likely to use the Internet and those who do go online are less active users than users of other ethnicities.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 28, 2000

Downloading Free Music

Music downloaders exhibit little concern for copyright protections, but about half also say that they are still buying music that they’ve sampled online.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 25, 2000

New Internet Users

This report looks at how new Internet users behave online at two points along the Internet’s diffusion curve, one in November 1998 and the other in March 2000.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 21, 2000

Who’s Not Online

A first look at who does not go online and why, this study examines the Digital Divide, and highlights the inequalities between various demographic groups, in particular the grey gap between young Americans and seniors.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 20, 2000

Trust and Privacy Online

Online Americans have great concerns about breaches of privacy. At the same time, they do a striking number of intimate and trusting things on the Internet, and the overwhelming majority has never had a seriously harmful thing happen to them online.

Pew Research CenterJune 1, 2000

May-June 2000 Survey Data

This file contains standard tracking data with trust and privacy questions, data on viruses, cookies and more.

Multi-section ReportsMay 19, 2000

The Love Bug: Few Take an Online Sick Day Due to Virus

The “Love Bug” virus, which interrupted online life in many places around the world in the first week of May 2000, afflicted a surprisingly small number of American Internet users.