For Good Or For Ill: 10 Predictions For The Future Of The Internet

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Information Will Invisibly Flow Over The Internet

Like electricity, casual access to the Internet will be available worldwide at a minimum cost, leading to the possibility that users, rather than going to the Internet to find something, will already be online. The technology of the Internet will likely fade to the background as it becomes a seamless extension to users.

However, as it becomes invisible to users who come to depend on it for information, entertainment, and more, the Internet increasingly becomes a place where useless and even harmful information is as common as useful information. Furthermore, a disruption in the Internet could, in such a case, have severe repercussions.

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