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The Effects of the Internet

Since the invention of the internet our lives have been changed forever. Most of the changes have been for the best, but there are some bad effects to the internet as well. Nearly all the people in the United States have access to the internet. Our lives will forever be changed with the invention of the internet. The major contribution of the internet is the sharing of information. Looking up information couldn’t get any easier. The internet is full of sites on anything and everything you can think of. Doing research for school has been made simpler than ever. You can do a report without leaving your house to go to the library, where you would spend hours looking up information on your topic. Communication to anywhere in the world has been made possible with the internet. E-mail has made sending letters extremely quick and easy. Family members can keep in touch even if they live across the country. In chat rooms people are able to meet other people from around the world. Another big contribution of the internet is the ability to buy products from home. People that live away from the city can buy things on the internet as if they are at the mall. Other people that are unable to get out have the convince of shopping from home. The internet has also allowed millions of people to work from home. Instead of reading the newspaper to get the daily news, people can turn to the internet and read news from around the world. E-bay has made the buying and selling of personal items over the internet possible. As you can tell, the internet has changed our daily lives forever. All the effects from the internet are not always good. People are able to share music and software over the internet. This can be a good thing for the individual downloading the music, but it is also against the law. As for the artists, they don’t get any money for the stealing of their music. I look at it as sharing music, and it is not like the a...

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