Who pays for the Internet?
- "There are no long distance charges when you send or receive information on the Net."
- "Once you pay for your connection for the Internet, you can exchange information free of charge."
- "Companies, government agencies, colleges and universities around the world pay to operate and maintain their part of the Internet. When you send information, organizations along the way pay for the information that passes through the eir networks. This lets you avoid long distance charges."
pp 12-13 of "Internet and World Wide Web Simplified" (1995). IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.: Foster City, CA.
"Day 1" Home Page How does it work? Who pays for it? What can you do on it? What hardware, software and access providers to you need to use it?