The Web vs the World

Is the Internet ruining our lives or making them better?


The web and the real world don't always get along. Though the Internet has revolutionised our society in countless positive ways, the always-on network has also created various problems.

Ultimately, it's a series of trade-offs: We gain certain benefits from its presence and accept certain drawbacks. In many cases, it's hard to say which side comes out ahead, and in some instances, the pluses and minuses harden into something like open combat. Here are 10 conflicts that pit the web against the world.