Monday, January 17, 2005

PCWorld.com - Experts Envision the Future of the Internet

PCWorld.com - Experts Envision the Future of the Internet: "Think hooking all your gadgets, appliances, and clothing up to the Internet is the ultimate in futuristic convenience? If you're worried about privacy, security, and safety, then you may want to think again.
According to a survey titled 'The Future of the Internet' recently released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, American's growing dependence on the Internet is making it a flashing electronic target for terrorists.
Sixty-six percent of those surveyed--technology experts, scholars, industry officials, and interested members of the public--predict that there will be at least one devastating attack on the Net's infrastructure or the country's power grid in the next ten years."
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