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The Internet The 1990s will go down in history as the decade that witnessed the birth and explosion of a worldwide revolution A revolution that in a matter of a few years affected a sizeable portion of the worlds population not only by enriching their daily lives but by changing their very existence This revolution has come to be known as the Internet a network of networks What started out as a Military maneuver to counter a nuclear threat has now turned into a into a medium through which millions of people communicate conduct business seek and attain education and even entertain themselves In short it would not be an exaggeration to state that a growing number of people exist through the Internet Every day thousands of people go online for the first time to explore this exciting new medium However the development of this dynamic new environment is still in its infancy providing adequate proof of the role that it will play in the future The Internets Astounding Growth In the few short years since it became a part of peoples everyday lives the Internet has managed to link communities together in an unparalleled fashion The mediums growth rate has been nothing less than phenomenal In 1990 only a small cadre of researchers knew what the Internet was By mid-1999 worldwide 150 million individuals were connected to the Internet Some estimates suggest that worldwide there soon will be as many as one billion people online More than 50 million American households and millions of businesses schools libraries and other institutions have access to the Internet and that number is growing rapidly Network traffic continues to double every 100 days and Jupiter Communications a leading Internet analyst firm projects that almost 55 percent of the US population will be online by 2002 The Internet today has been compared to the telephone in the 1920s or television in the 1950s And yet while
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