CBC Report on the Internet in 1993

With civic elections coming up in BC next November, sniping amongst local politicos in social media is heating up again. Here’s an interesting CBC report about the Internet just months before mouses and Mosaic took off and the Internet became a graphic experience – up until then it was mostly text-based bulletin boards, the precursors to blogs and tweets.

Interesting comments at 1:45 about anonymous commentators and how few ad hominen attacks occurred back in the early days, before political parties and corporations had much of an online presence.


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