On the History and Impact of the Net
This page contains links to Michael Hauben's and Ronda
Hauben's on-line Netbook, Netizens: On the History and Impact
of Usenet and the Internet.
This netbook presents the history and impact of various aspects of
the Net: the Internet, ARPANET, Usenet, etc. We hope to provide
information which will help readers to understand where the Net has
come from so as to help preserve its value throughout future developments
A print edition was published by the
IEEE Computer Society Press but is now distributed by John Wiley.
Its ISBN # is 0-8186-7706-6 and you can find out more about the
print edition from
a Wiley website.
In addition, there have been interesting book reviews.
The latest plain text version is stored at
in the USA.
The text version is also available in four parts in pdf format at
Special thanks go out to Cal Woods for converting the 4/95 version of the netbook into HTML. That version is no longer online as far as we can tell.
the Netizens CyberStop
In continuation of the work of Michael Hauben (1973-2001)
Jay Hauben <email@example.com>
Last Updated: Tues May 15, 2012