Netizens: On the History and Impact of the Net
by Michael Hauben, Ronda Hauben
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press 1997
Netizens, one of the first books detailing the Internet, looks at the creation and development of this participatory global computer network. The authors conducted online research to find out what makes the Internet 'tick'. This research results in an informative examination of the pioneering vision and actions that have helped make the Net possible.
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