The medium is the message. To help you learn about the Internet on the Internet, this page lists a variety of links with a variety of Internet services.
Webroot Antivirus (merchant profile) Webroot, a firm from Boulder, offers the best protection against viruses, spyware data theft and hackers.
Net Nanny (*) - review Net Nanny and Content Watch have combined to provide a selection of tools and filter that can filter unwanted porn or content from the computers in your control.
AVG AntiVirus (*) - review AVG offers an affordable, low profile system with antivirus, firewall and anti-spyware to help keep your computer safe while browsing the net.
Stop Badware (www.stopbadware.org) - review A site opposed to internet companies that do bad things to people ... like install adware, spam and bad things.
Annomate Online Calendar (www.annomate.com) Provides an online personal organizer featuring calendars, contact manager, file and photo sharing, invitations, bookmarks, and more.
National Broadband Plan (www.broadband.gov) The National Broadband plan is an initiative by the Obama administration to establish Federal control of the Internet.
Opera Software (www.opera.com) The Opera Web Browser is designed from the ground up for speed, and is one of the most promising alternatives to Internet Explorer and Netscape. The free version has an ad in the corner. The adless version is about $40.00.
mozilla.org (mozilla.org) Mozilla is a solid alternative to internet explorer. Mozilla contains the base code used by AOL/Netscape.
Copyscape (www.copyscape.com) Stop Plagiarism. Copyscape is a site designed to help you find copies of your web site on the net.
Internet Society (ISOC) (www.isoc.org) The internet society compiles information on the internet. It includes several histories of the internet, and some statistics.
Copyright Website (www.benedict.com) A web site with information on copyright laws, fair use, etc.
Internet Health Report (www.internetpulse.net) The Internet Pulse report shows the overall current health of the Internet. It measures this by latency between nodes. Unfortunately, the site does not show a history; so it is difficult to tell if it is a good day or bad day.
ZippoZap Domain Name Appraisals (zippozap.com) Appraise unlimited domain names instantly for free using ZippoZap.com. Find out how much a website is worth before selling or buying for free instantly on ZippoZap.com.
Why FireFox is Blocked (whyfirefoxisblocked.com) Apparently some people are blocking FireFox browser for including adblock software. Full adblocking destroys the only revenue source small sites can obtain.
Domain Tools - Community Color (whois.domaintools.com) I spend a great deal of time on DomainTools researching domains. This links shows the profile page for this site.
Chrome (chrome.com) Chrome is a browser offered by Google.
MaxMind (www.maxmind.com) MAxMind offers a database of geodata and fraud data for IP addresses. I am interested in the City Database that would let me look up 50,000 IPs for $20.
The Internet map (internet-map.net) This fun site shows popular web sites as if they were stars in galaxies.
WISPA (www.wispa.org) WISPA promotes the development, advancement and unification of the wireless Internet service provider industry.
Spambot Security's (www.spambotsecurity.com) Site offers programs to protect against spambots and hackers.
User-Agents (www.user-agents.org) Site provides an index to common user agents including spiders, bots and crawlers.
OnGuard Online (www.onguardonline.gov) This site by the Department of Justice has information about internet security and avoiding online scams.
Online OCR (www.onlineocr.net) Online OCR offers a service that converts images containing text to text and word documents. You get 25 free conversions, then buy additional bundles of pages.
GNU Privacy Guard (gnupg.org) GnuPG is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard allowing users to to encrypt and sign your data and communications.
Pingdom (tools.pingdom.com) This tool tests the speed of a web site.
Ask Leo! (askleo.com) Ask Leo offers IT support for the general public.