Friday, March 28, 2014


Cyberspace. The Internet. The Information Superhighway. The World Wide Web. Not the same but close enough, which observations resonant with you?

When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the World Wide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page.  ~Bill Clinton, 1996

The World Wide Web where there's so much juxtaposition of the good stuff and the not-so-good stuff and flat-out-wrong stuff or deliberate misinformation or plain ignorance. ~Vinton Cerf

Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach that person to use the Internet and they won't bother you for weeks.  ~Author Unknown

In cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance.  ~John Perry Barlow

National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway.  ~Tim May

The Internet isn't free.  It just has an economy that makes no sense to capitalism.  ~Brad Shapcott

We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.  ~Robert Wilensky, 1996

You can't take something off the Internet - it's like taking pee out of a pool.  ~Author Unknown

My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them.  ~Penn Jillett

The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand.  ~Eric Schmidt

The Net treats censorship as a defect and routes around it.  ~John Gilmore, 1993

The Internet interprets the US Congress as system damage and routes around it.  ~Jeanne DeVoto

No matter how well you know the rules of netiquette, you will eventually offend someone who doesn't.  ~Don Rittner

The greatest thing about the internet is that you can quote something and just totally make up the source.  ~Benjamin Franklin

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