The internet, public health, and the globalisation of just about everything.

@article{Milio2001TheIP,
  title={The internet, public health, and the globalisation of just about everything.},
  author={Nancy R Milio},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={
          74-6
        }
}
The internet links almost a billion computers. It is both a driver and a central component of globalisation. The web is also a symbol of globalisation, signalling promise and deep problems, hopes and forebodings. While some observers see vast gains in communication, information access, commerce and new wealth, critics point to big unresolved issues: elite control over rules in marketing, production, and labour; invasions of privacy; expansion of fraud and misinformation; the shredding of ties… CONTINUE READING