Its developer, Phil Zimmerman, released it in 1991 to Peacenet
, a global service provider for peace organizations.
(22) Las comunidades virtuales estan formadas por grupos de personas que se relacionan entre si principalmente a traves de un medio electronico como el computador, el correo electronico y redes especializadas como PeaceNet
, EcoNet, y de una gran variedad de carteles (bulletin boards) y sistemas de conferencia provenientes de espacios academicos, de negocios, etc., los cuales estan conectados a traves de lo que fue Bitnet, Usenet y actualmente Internet.
A pioneering activist network was the Association for Progressive Communications, an amalgamation of PeaceNet
, Econet (both centred in San Francisco) and GreenNet in the UK.
94) in an examination of public opinion formation in PeaceNet
, an international non-profit computer network, accordingly found that some users stressed that they took their time to choose how they word their online messages.
One of the most useful presentations at the Planetwork conference was "The Multiple Dimensions of Emergent Media," by Mark Graham, a computer conferencing pioneer who founded Peacenet
and was president of Whole Earth Media, in addition to many other credentials.
(200.) For example, Peacenet
and other humanist, social groups use telecommunications to spread their messages to those in transition countries.
in the Pacific Basin was founded in 1971 and used in the first ever application of satellites in distance education (Hall, P.
Part of the Institute for Global Communication (IGC) networks (which also includes PeaceNet
, ConflictNet, LaborNet and WomensNet) and a large source of environmental information.
Garramone, Harris, and Pizante, for example, explored the motivations for participation on a political bulletin board.(6) Furlong examined the need fulfillment provided by an online network for senior citizens,(7) Downing explored the impact of PeaceNet
on what he described as "grassroots teledemocracy,"(8) and Ogan studied the communicative exchanges on an electronic bulletin board, the Turkish Electronic Mail List (TEL), during the Persian Gulf War.(9)
EcoNet and PeaceNet
were relatively early players on the Net.
The commission's alerts and updates are carried on the PeaceNet