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Page 1 of 4 Exam 3 Study Guide Georgia Shubin Chapter 10: The Internet and the World Wide Web Explain the history of the Internet, including the versions of the origin of the Internet and the military applications. Internet was initially created to protect national security in the face of a nuclear attack. The net is a product of the cold war. What is the definition and significance of the term, the global village? McLuan concept. New communication technologies permit people to become increasingly involved in one another lives. What are the concerns raised in the sections, The Internet and Freedom of Expression, Freedom of the Press for Whom?, Controlling Internet Expression, Pornography on the WWW? What is copyright? Identifying and granting ownership of a given piece of expression to protect the creators financial interest in it. What does the Digital Millennium Copyright Act do? CHECK What are the concerns raised in the section, Privacy? P. 283 concerned with individuals’ right to protect their privacy from invasive, intrusive media. What is meant by virtual democracy ? Democracy practiced online. Technology gap ? The widening disparity between the communication technology haves and have-nots.(those lacking the necessary technology). Digital divide ? The lack of technological access among people of color, the poor, the disabled, and those in rural communities. Information gap ? Those without technology will have no access to information. What are the concerns raised in the sub-section, Information, Knowledge, and Understanding under the section, Virtual Democracy? Some people argue that the cyber world is not the best place to practice democracy. People are troubled by the amount of info online and the speed in which it comes. Some critics say its antidemocratic. What are the arguments discussed in the section, Is Broadband Fast Food or Power ? Meaning, Should broadband be viewed as a luxury or as a basic public utility? Chapter 11: Public Relations
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