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Ad injection and you – how adware gets on your computerMicrosoft discussion of how you get tricked into downloading adware How to Erase Yourself From the InternetIf your growing weariness of being constantly tethered to the internet has become overwhelming, it might be time to scrub yourself from the social media sphere altogether. Here’s how […]

Quote of the week

The Internet from every angle has always been a house of cards held together with defective duct tape. It’s a miracle that anything works at all. Those who understand a lot of the technology involved generally hate it, but at the same time are astounded that for end users, things seem to usually work rather […]

The Internet then and the Internet now

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How Internet addresses are managed

Are you curious who decides how Internet addresses are assigned? Vint Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, explains in this video clip.

The state of the Internet gets worse

The are a lot of unhealthy trends and situations on the Internet and here are some articles discussing what is happening and what might be done about it. Web Trolls Winning as Incivility IncreasesThe Internet may be losing the war against trolls. At the very least, it isn’t winning. And unless social networks, media sites […]