oa De Rebus - The path to your Internet presence

Volume 1999, Issue 375
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



In the 1960s the United States Military was concerned about the effects a nuclear strike would have on its communication system and so was born the Internet, a loosely connected system of computers that has in excess of one hundred million users. It is estimated that there are over twenty six million businessmen connected to the Internet in the United States of America and two million Internet users in South Africa. Last year business totalling more than $3 billion was transacted on the Internet and this is estimated to grow to over $30 billion within the next five years.

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