The internet is fast becoming a basic feature of global civilization. What has traditionally been called ‘civil society’ is now becoming identical with information technology society.
The internet is a massive network of networks. It connects millions of computers together globally; forming a network in which any computer as long as they are both connected to the internet. As the internet does a distributed network comprise many voluntarily interconnected networks; it has no governing body.
The internet allows computer users to connect to other computers wherever they may be across the world. This is; thus; an encouraging new way of working from home or office. For Example, an accountant sitting at home can audit books of a company based in another country.
Internet ‘Chat’ allows people to stay in touch with their friends or relatives even strangers living in other countries at any time. People also remain in touch with one another by sending and receiving electronic text messages called E-mail. It can be sent to or received from other people living in any part of the world within seconds.
These simple features of the internet; over a world-wide basic; are changing the basic for the production; sale; and distribution of anything that can be reduced to computer file for transmission. This includes all manner of office documents’ publication’ software products’ music’ photography’ video’ graphics and the other arts. Audio-material’ such as songs and speeches’ is first downloaded in full then played back on a computer or shifted to a digital audio player to be listened to. These techniques using simple equipment allow anybody with little censorship or licensing control’ to broadcast audio-visual material on a worldwide basis.
Internet users can use webcams to watch animals around an Africans waterhole’ ships in the Arabian sea’ the traffic at local roundabout or their own premises’ live.
Now internet is also being as a telephone to make long-distance calls. It is as easy to use and as that as the internet carries the actual voice traffic’ voice telephony can be free or cost much less than a normal telephone calls especially over long distances.
The internet has been a major source of leisure. Today many internet forums have sections devoted to games and funny videos. Over 6 million people use blogs or message boards as a means of communication. The pornography and gambling industries have both taken full advantages of the internet. Although many governments have attempted to put restrictions on both industries, they have generally failed to stop their widespread popularity.
Many people use the internet to access news weather and sports reports to plan and book holiday and to find out more about their random ideas and casual interests.
The internet has also becomes a large market for companies. Some of the biggest companies today have grown by taking advantages of the efficient nature of low-coast advertising and commerce through the internet; also known as e-commerce. It is the fastest way to spread information to a vast amount of people simultaneously. The internet has also
subsequently revolutionized shopping-for example; a person can order a CD online and receive it in the mail within a couple of days or download it directly in some cases.
Therefore, every one utilizes internet waves in good manner and by using internet bright your future. Internet made a life of a person. Be positive towards internet.