America Takes a Ride on the Information Superhighway
An examination of the new set of moral and legal obstacles the Internet has created for the 21st century because of the growing services it offers to a multitude of people, worldwide.
“Buy a book at Amazon.com. Sell a stock at Ameritrade.com. Find a new love at PlatinumPersonals.com. Find a lost love at SearchAmerica.com. Find anything at eBay.com. Gamble from home, get advice from experts for free, shop for the holidays without hustling through the mall, plan a vacation to Florida, the Philippines, or Florence, Italy, or read the latest news from the New York Times. Today, almost anything can be done using the technology the world lovingly calls the Internet, the World Wide Web, or as United States Vice President Al Gore deemed it, the Information Superhighway. The Internet has not always been so versatile. But, from its humble beginnings the Internet has created a new set of moral and legal obstacles for the 21st century because of the growing services it offers to a multitude of people, worldwide.”