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The World Without The Internet

THE WORLD WITHOUT THE INTERNET SINCE 2002 THE NUMBER OF INTERNET USERS HAS QUADRUPLED AN INCREASE TO 2.3 BILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE THE INTERNET ALLOWED US TO CONNECT WITH VIRTUALLY ANYONE... ...AND HAS GIVEN US ACCESS TO AN INFINITE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION 550 MILLION WEBSITES 300 MILLION SITES ADDED IN 2011 NOW BILLS LIKE CISPA SOPA ACTA PIPA THREATEN THE STATE OF THE INTERNET IMAGINE IF THE INTERNET NEVER EXISTED THE COST OF A COMPLETE SET OF ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA $1200.00 COST OF ONLINE CONTENT TRILLION $0.00 180x PAYING FOR STAMPS INSTEAD OF SENDING EMAILS WOULD COST THE US $6.3 TRILLION THE COLLECTIVE COST OF INTERNET SERVICE YOUR FAVORITE INTERNET COMPANIES WOULD HAVE NEVER EXISTED twitter Google eaY GROUPON VALVE NOBODY WOULD HAVE AN INTERNET JOB IN THE US THE INTERNET EMPLOYS 1.2 MILLION PEOPLE DIRECTLY. EACH INTERNET JOB SUPPORTS 1.54 ADDITIONAL ELSEWHERE IN THE ECONOMY JOBS FOR A TOTAL OF 3.05 MILLION JOBS PROVIDING $300 BILLION IN WAGES EQUIVALENT TO THE ENTIRE GDP OF GREECE WE WOULD BE LIVING IN A TOTALLY DIFFERENT WORLD AND IT WOULD FEEL A LOT SMALLER DEGREES OF SEPARATION WITHOUT THE INTERNET DEGREES OF SEPARATION WITH THE 3.74 INTERNET THE SPREAD OF INFORMATION WOULD COME TO A SCREECHING HALT. OF PEOPLE 65% GET THEIR NEWS ONLINE MINUTE OF TWITTER IN ONE MONTH OF FACEBOOK 100,000 TWEETS THERE ARE REVOLUTIONS 30 BILLION WOULD TAKE LONGER PIECES OF CONTENT SHARED JUST 1 WEEK FOR 90,000 EGYPTIANS TO ORGANIZE A REVOLUTION IT TOOK THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL TOOK 4 MONTHS AND ONLY 18 DAYS OF PROTEST TO OVERTHROW 30 YEARS OF DICTATORSHIP THERE WOULD BE NO SUCH THING AS OCCUPY OCCUPY TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS WOULDN'T HAVE STAGED RALLIES IN 900 CITIES AROUND THE WORLD. THE WORLD WOULD BE DIFFERENT, BUT DEFINITELY NOT BETTER. CREATED BY www.ONLINEEDUCATION.NET THIS WORK IS CREATED UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE REFERENCES http://www.nielsen-online.com/pr/pr_030220.pdf http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/01/17/internet-2011-in-numbers/ http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-facts/welcom.htm http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Facebook-users.aspx http://newsroom.fb.com/content/default.aspx?NewsAreald=22 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/technology/20amazon.html http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6268.html http://stateofthemedia.org/2012/overview-4/ http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm http://blog.twitter.com/2011/06/200-million-tweets-per-day.html http://articles.cnn.com/2010-03-01/tech/social.network.news_1_social- networking-sites-social-media-social-experience? s=PM:TECH http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16716089 http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-3480 162-20117634.html ama┼żon

The World Without The Internet

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