BusinessWeek magazine describes it as "perhaps the most effective means of defeating the online surveillance efforts of intelligence agencies around the world". The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) calls it "the king of high-secure, low-latency internet anonymity." Another source describes it as ...
A billion dollars, 100 banks, 30 countries. This is what a multinational gang of cyber criminals managed to steal before they were discovered. This is an example of a successful bank heist conducted through computer networks, otherwise known as a cyber crime. Any crime committed against an individu...
Charles Sweeney asks, are your staff inadvertently leaving the back door open via an innocent lunch-time browse? The underbelly of the internet, known as the deep web, is 500 times the size of what we call the surface web – that which can be searched and indexed by the likes of Google, Yahoo! a...
As an entrepreneur, you already know the Internet offers a wealth of information to assist you with business and strategic planning. But do you ever have that "needle-in-a-haystack" feeling when trying to locate a critical piece of information? Despite powerful search engines like Google and Yahoo,...
For most people, Internet research involves little more than putting a search query into Google and hitting return. But for others, such a basic search just won't cut it. Perhaps you are writing a doctoral dissertation and need to carry out in-depth research on your topic, or maybe you're researchin...
Introduction to How Internet Search Engines Work The good news about the Internet and its most visible component, the World Wide Web, is that there are hundreds of millions of pages available, waiting to present information on an amazing variety of topics. The bad news about the Internet is that th...
Wikipedia has begun naming links to its online encyclopaedia that have been removed from EU search results under "right to be forgotten" rules. The deleted links include pages about European criminals, a musician and an amateur chess player. The Wikimedia Foundation, which operates the site, said ...
Volunteer-based internet surveys should not be used to represent broader public opinion, given their lack of a theoretical basis in survey research principles, according to a detailed report by the nation’s leading association of public opinion researchers. “Researchers should avoid nonprobabil...
A Recently Published Responsive Management Journal Article Outlines Why Online Surveys Continue to Yield Inaccurate, Unreliable, and Biased Data   INTERNET OR ONLINE SURVEYS have become a popular and attractive way to measure opinions and attitudes of the general population and more specific ...
Jenny Marlar of The Gallup Organization moderated this AAPOR Annual Conference session today on sampling and data quality concerns for online surveys. The Performance of Different Calibration Models in Non-Probability Online Surveys Julia Clark and Neale El-Dash of Ipsos Public Affairs looked at c...

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