A nation of strangers?

@article{Katz1997ANO,
  title={A nation of strangers?},
  author={James E. Katz and Philip Aspden},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1997},
  volume={40},
  pages={81-86}
}
Stories of friendships found and forged on the Internet appear in headlines every day. These stories may not always have happy endings, but as a recent survey illustrates, there are definite patterns of friendship and community involvement among Internet users. R eaders of New York tabloid newspapers may have been shocked earlier this year by a front-page photograph showing a local computer expert being led away in handcuffs , having been arrested on charges of raping a woman he had met via the… 

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