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The Internet and Cyberspace

Before you listen, think about these questions.
1. When did the Internet begin?
2. What is cyberspace?

Now read the sentences below. While you listen, decide if each sentence is true of false.

1. The Internet began as an experiment in military communications.
2. The first Internet was attacked by a nuclear device.
3. University students found that the Internet was a valuable communication tool.
4. Forty years ago the military dreamed about the Internet we have today.
5. William Gibson paid money to use the word 'cyberspace' in his novel.
6. In cyberspace people meet electronically.


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