The Progression of the Internet

1438 WordsJun 16, 20186 Pages
Technological Advances in technology have encouraged progression of the internet and have sometime been a drive of development. The advert of broadband has allowed communications to be faster, which has facilitated the transfer of larger file such as sound and video. This ability marked the beginning of the modern era of sites such as YouTube and iTunes. When we look at the side of the internet, you can see its still changing, constantly evolving Internet into every sphere of life and every scientific field. The reason for this rapid development is that today's technology speeds up the whole time. Not so long ago we had the premiere of the new Windows 7 operating system, and already there are further news about Windows 8 which is to…show more content…
Although the innovations in digital technology are impressive, we must not forget that technology in itself is not a determinant of change, only a facilitator. As with any other technology, it is the social context within which these new technologies are introduced and, more importantly, implemented, that determines their usage and impact. Accordingly, we are not hopelessly caught in a wave of historical change; we are the ones bringing it about. The information revolution has much less to do with bits and bytes, than it has to do with the realities and aspirations of everyday people. Political The internet was not governed by any one body. This has been proven to be a problem when trying to prosecute people over content being distributed. For an example, if a web designer is based in the UK, but the site web server is in America and their data is held on a server in Japan, which country’s law does the website fall under? Web designer who wants to create sites with salacious content such as pornography or provide illegal MP3 downloads take advantage of this ambiguity by choosing countries with more liberal laws. The debate over whether the internet should be regulated continues without resolution. And every time this is discussed, the key question remains of who would actually do it. Each country has different laws regarding the content of the web, from
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