Study Questions

  • Who were the parties involved in the creation of ARPAnet? Why was it built? Explain.

  • Why was the creation of TCP/IP important in connecting various networks?

  • What is an Internet meme and why is it important to our understanding of social media?

  • What are the four values of the hacker ethic?

  • The list of Web principles and the hacker ethic share some similar concepts. What influenced early Internet creators to emphasize openness and accessibility?

  • What are the arguments, for and against, control over web content?