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Although the NUS intranet sometimes leaves enough frustration on the issue of bandwidth and connection speed of the Internet, it is without question that fast and speedy communication and distribution of information is one of the crucial features of the Net; how many more days does it take for a video tape, letter, magazine or book to arrive at the other side of the globe! This is due to the fact that texts reside in the Internet as virtual texts, which has the qualities of high moveability and transferability.
To test how fast your connection goes from for instance Singapore to the Indymedia web server in the Netherlands on a windows computer, click Start > Run > tracert www.indymedia.nl. This surely allows for great global activist potential.
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