Internet pornography is any pornography that is accessible over the Internet, primarily via websites, peer-to-peer file sharing, or Usenet newsgroups.
The availability of widespread public access to the World Wide Web in late 1990s led to the growth of Internet pornography.
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The con presented a keynote by culture theorist Mark Dery and published a reader about the subject.
Pornographic images had been transmitted over the Internet as ASCII porn but to send images over network needed computers with graphics capability and also higher network bandwidth.
This was possible in the late '80s and early '90s through the use of anonymous FTP servers and through the Gopher protocol.
At this time the internet was mainly an academic and military network and there was not widespread use of the internet.
A 1995 article written in The Georgetown Law Journal titled "Marketing Pornography on the Information Superhighway: A Survey of 917,410 Images, Description, Short Stories and Animations Downloaded 8.5 Million Times by Consumers in Over 2000 Cities in Forty Countries, Provinces and Territories" by Martin Rimm, a Carnegie Mellon University graduate student, claimed that (as of 1994) 83.5% of the images on Usenet newsgroups where images were stored were pornographic in nature.
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