The internet is the network of computers which enables vast amounts of porn to be veiwed every day.
Other, comparitively minor uses:
- The spreading of ideas, conspiracy theories etc by any random lunatic.
- Menial conversations over IM
- Telling people who don't care about you about yourself.
- Stealing/manipulating money.
- Spreading viruses.
- Organising stuff.
- Luring people (often children, sadly) to rapists and pervets.
- Promoting publications/sites/bands etc.
- Attempting to overthrow the government.
- Making/veiwing huge archives of "funny" pictures, jokes etc.
- Setting up random websites for the terminally bored such as UD.
1) So I was on this lunatic fringe site the other day... did you know that the inventor of the biro has made himself immortal, is planning on taking over the world and brainwashing us all with his biro-rays? He said he'd spare me if I sent him £500 and my last born child, so I'll be okay...
2) Dude, you *really* shouldn't believe all you read on the internet...