Self-Paced Student Web Exercises
- Animated Java applets from Sun Microsystems are among the most innovative
features of the World Wide Web today. To learn about Java, consult
You may want to look up
some sample applets offered by Sun on further pages; but before you can see them
in action, you will have to have the Java plug-in for your browser. It can be
downloaded directly from the Java site. Then you can watch the movement of the
clever circus train illustrated in the text by logging onto
- One section of the ACLU Web site
(http://www.aclu.org) is devoted to a category
of rights called Cyber-Liberties. The ACLU has led the fight against the free
speech limitations of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (ACLU v. Reno).
Most observers believe that this case will eventually require the U. S. Supreme
Court to settle the legality of this the controversial law. Look up the current
status of court rulings and appeals. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which
is also concerned with privacy and freedom of expression on the Internet, offers
a similar site (http://www.eff.org).
Their home page is one of the ten most
visited on the whole World Wide Web.