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Introduction During the last ten years information technology has experienced unprecedented levels of change this technology is not only influencing the way in which we conduct business it is changing the way in which we conduct our lives The invention of the personal computer has affected us all in some way but it is the Internet or the World Wide Web as we think of it now that is leading the way forward in communications The creation of this information highway is being compared in status to that of the industrial revolution The impact of it is embroiling governments and leading industrialists in a technology battle to keep up with the immense changes ahead Barbara Roache MP Under Secretary of State for Small Firms writes in a bulletin for The Department of Trade and Industry - We stand on a threshold of a revolution in the way we do business We can not afford to underestimate the impact of electronic commerce on the global marketplace or the important part it has to play in creating our vision of the UK of the future a modern knowledge based economy The Web Developed from Arpanet a system used by the American Department of Defence as a means of communication between academic and government mainframes the Internet as we know and use today was created from a software application developed by an English man Tim Berners-Lee in nineteen eighty nine With a mere one hundred thousand users at that stage the web has grown to colossal proportions ten years later by nineteen ninety nine that figure had grown to one hundred and fifty million and it is now estimated that five hundred million users will be connected by two thousand and three Figures and information gathered from articles from Pricewaterhouseacoopers web sight To emphasise this unquestionable growth and to highlight the speed in which this medium is developing a report from the United States of
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