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Which of the following statements about the internet is NOT true
it is a hierarchial network where some have the power to kick others off the network
which of the following best describes an "opt in" internet policy
a policy whereby consumers have to give their consent before a website can collect any browsing history data
a procedure whereby Web sites ask for your explict permission before they can collect browsing history or other data
Opt in Policy
a plan sent to congress that calls for at least 100 million US homes to have affordable access to dowload speeds of 100 megabits per second
The 2010 National Broadband Plan
Which of the following is/are true about the treat(s) posed to Internet privacy by goverment surveillance
all options are correct
which of the following statements about Apple's iPad is true?
the main critiques of the first generation iPad concerned its limitations for convergence
_________ (two words) is made of thin glass bundles that transmit thousands of messages converted to shooting pulses of light
According to teh text, video games become a mass medium when people could play aginst each other in the same game over the internet
the internet was created by private enterprise, but it has been taken over and expanded by the federal goverment.
the data linking feature that allows Internet users to skip directly from a highlighted word to a reflected file in another computer system is called
information-search services such as Firefox and Microsoft's internet explorer are known as..
the US Supreme court ruled that efforts to ban indecent and obscene material on teh Web through the Communications Decency Act were unconstitutional t/f
the internet was designed so that a centralized authority could control electroni communication during a nuclear disaster t/f
which of the following is NOT a thread to keeping personal information on the Net private?
which statement(s) about the buisness model of Google is/are true?
Google makes the majority of its money from pay-per-click advertisements
which of the following statements about web 3.0 is or are not true
it wont really happen because users are content with current internet abilities
what makes the internet different from other mass media such as radio or television
the lack of limitations on how many people world wide can be connected to it
One form of media convergence is
the use of computers to access different forms of traditional media like books and movies
designed by the U.S Defence Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency, the original Internet was called
invented in the 1980s the _____ is the most traveled region of the internet and is the navigation system for the internet
World Wide Web
"cookies" are files that allow a web site owner to chart the computer user's movements within the Web site and collect the other information about the user. t/f
the socioeconomic disparity between those who do an dthose who do not have acess to digital technology and media, such as the Internet, is sometimes referred to as the _____ _____(two words)
which is true of the Wiki Web sites
the most popular example of a Wiki Web site is the online encyclopedia mostly written by users
According to the textbook, video games became a mass medium when multiple people could play together in the same game via the internet t/f
_________ is an Internet scam that begins with phony e-mail messages that pretend to be from an offical site
most websites follow an "opt-in" data policy when collecting information from online customers t/f
which of the following statements about media convergence is/are not true
convergence took off at the same time as the rise of the personal computer industry in teh 1970s
What are two technological developments that are key to the internts maketability
micro processers and fiber-optic cable
Recent court decisions have upheld Congress's authority to restrict children's access to pornographic websites t/f
The 1996 Telecommunications Act encouraged mergers and joint ventures among phone companies and cable operators t/f
A standart for Short-distance wireless networking ____ enables users of notebook computers and other devices to connect to the Internet in Cafes, Hotels, Airports and parks
According to the text, which of the following technologial advances has or have contributed to the rise of media convergence
All options are correct
Which of the following statements about targeted advertising is not true
it is a passing fad because it is unpopular with advertisers and genertes very little revenue
The term digital divide refers to
the ability of the rich to have access to the latest information to technology while the poor do not
a standard for short-distance wireless networking, __________ enables users of notebook computers and other devices to connect to the Internet in Cafes, hotels, airports, and parks
Visionaries predict that Web 3.0 will continue the internet trend of
allowing users to tailor their internet experience to their own needs and interests
the two biggest critical issues in the future of the Web are the number of users and the types of search engines available.
AOL began losing customers in the already 2000s because
it couldent keep up with the advent of broadband internet connections
_______ contain articals in chronological, journal-liek form, often with reader comments and links to other articles on the Web
The Web and Internet were created by private enterprise, then taken over by the military in teh 1980s t/f
the internet is owned and operated by the federal goverment, which has the power to shut it down when necesscary t/f
while no one owns the internet, some businesses have had commercial sucess controling parts of the internet experince, which of the following endeavors has or have been commercially succeessful.
All of the options are correct
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