Objects in Space As Metaphor for the Internet

Despite the apparent aptness of the spatial model for Internet concepts, I will try to show that the paradigm is in fact very misleading and unnatural First, I argue that Cyberspace lacks the central features that constitute a space. Then I show that the metaphor creates a poor conceptual model that yields false or misleading conclusions about how Cyberspace functions
Keywords Cyberspace  metaphor  Internet
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DOI 10.5840/pcw2002919
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