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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.