Society: Issues: Science_and_Technology: Computers: Internet
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Child Online Protection Act
Text of 1998 House Report 105-775 from EPIC.
Closing the Digital Divide
Provides survey and demographic information on access to the internet, as well as data on underserved populations and areas. Created by the US Department of Commerce.
Computer underground Digest
A more-or-less weekly digest/newsletter/journal of debates, news, research, and discussion of legal, social, and other issues related to computer culture.
Electronic Privacy Organizations and Resources
On site information and links to electronic privacy resources from Cornell University's Computer Policy and Law Program.
How Stuff Works: How the FBI's Carnivore Works
In-depth narrative explains what exactly the FBI's Carnivore is, where it came from, how it works, and what its purpose is, with many related links.
A variety of computer related issues from stopping the Motion Picture Association's fight for tougher copyrights to on-line tutorials for web page codes. Many links to other sites.
Interasia - Social Usage of Internet in Asia
Part of the Institute for Design and Technology Assessment Program headquartered in Austria. This particular organization focuses on the social impact of the Internet in Malaysia and Vietnam. Has links to news articles about other developing areas.
Littering the Information Superhighway
Homepage link to information about privacy, spam, and issues concerning data quality.
Pew Internet and American Life Project
Research about the Internet's impact on communities. Includes reports and polls.
Web Epistemology - The Web as Distributed Knowledge
Research project for the study of the web from an epistemological standpoint: relevance, authority and epistemic deference, democratization of knowledge, distributed cognition.
W.H.O.A. - Working to Halt Online Abuse
The mission of W.H.O.A. is to educate the Internet community about online harassment, empower victims of harassment, and formulate voluntary policies that systems can adopt in order to create harassment-free environments.
Women-Related Internet Info Email Lists
List of news and discussion groups for women interested in the digital divide based on gender.
Yahoo! News Full Coverage - Online Privacy
News articles gathered from a variety of sources concerning privacy and the Internet. [Archive only, no longer maintained.]
NYTimes.com - Dirty Laundry, Online for All to See
Cincinnati, Ohio has put public documents online at courtclerk.org, and this has had a divisive impact on the community. [Requires free NYTimes.com registration to view.] (September 5, 2002)
NYTimes.com - Pop Go Those Blasted Pop-Up Ads, iVillage Decrees
Pop-up windows have earned the scorn of readers, who say they find the ads' multiplying images annoying. iVillage, a network of Web sites for women, says it is heeding its readers' complaints and plans to eliminate most pop-up advertising by Sept. 30, 2002 on all its sites. (July 29, 2002)
Internet Misuse Survey 2002
Conducted on the Personneltoday.com website during May 2002 among 544 personnel managers and officers employing an average of 2,500 staff. An analysis of the results was carried out by NSM research company. [PDF] (July, 2002)
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