WILLIAMSBURG INTERNET CLUB
IS `COMMUNITY EFFORT TO LEARN'
By BOBBIE HARVILLE, Daily Press
Copyright (c) 1996, The Daily Press, Inc.
Tuesday, July 16, 1996
SECTION: Local PAGE: B2
A friend has given you a free disk to get you onto the Internet. You rev
up the old computer, install the disk and then don't have a clue about what
Or perhaps you're good at exploring the electronic information bazaar but
are dying to know more about how it works.
A new organization may help you expand your knowledge and skill.
The Williamsburg Internet Association promises to provide education and
support to area Internet users and people with inquiring minds. "It's
a community effort to learn more about the Internet," said member Duncan
The next meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Williamsburg Regional Library
Arts Center. Each meeting will feature a speaker who will demonstrate and
discuss a feature of the Internet.
Thursday's guest is David Bianco of iTRIBE, a Norfolk-based Internet provider.
He'll talk about Internet security. Since users might have concerns about
credit card transactions or hackers getting into files, privacy on the Internet
is a good topic to explore, said recording secretary Dana Metheny.
"It's the same kind of issue you get with other kinds of communications,"
The association is open to the public. Membership isn't required to attend
"We plan to have topics for the advanced as well as beginning user,"
Metheny said. "It's a really great way to get everybody networking
About 30 million people worldwide and 10 million Americans have Internet
FOR MORE INFO
The newly formed Williamsburg Internet Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday
at the Williamsburg Regional Library Arts Center. For more information,
call Dana Metheny at 565-8684 or check out the group's World Wide Web site:
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