The following quote tells just how extensively and successfully the Internet is being used:
"Cyberpower has emerged as a complex ether power in which digital grassroots are truly global. Al-Qaida’s 6,000-plus Web sites supply the ability to liberate and dominate at the same time. Al-Qaida now operates in virtual space with impunity in recruiting, proselytizing, plotting and planning. In the ether (not the anesthetic), thought is a reality."The full commentary is available at the UPI website: Commentary: Al-Qaida on the run?