Internet Research: Volume 17 Issue 4


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Understanding intention to continuously share information on weblogs

Hsi‐Peng Lu, Kuo‐Lun Hsiao

Weblogs, or blogs, have been a significant new development in recent years. Many businesses have begun using blogs to stimulate discussions, garner ideas, and provide further…


Managing semantic‐aware policies in a distributed firewall scenario

Gregorio Martínez Pérez, Félix J. García Clemente, Antonio F. Gómez Skarmeta

The purpose of the paper is to provide a two‐tier framework for managing semantic‐aware distributed firewall policies to be applied to the devices existing in one administrative…

Classification and synthesis of quality approaches in e‐government services

Christos Halaris, Babis Magoutas, Xenia Papadomichelaki, Gregoris Mentzas

The purpose of this paper is to present a multi‐faceted summary and classification of the existing literature in the field of quality of service for e‐government and outline the…


The influence of the Internet on destination satisfaction

J. Alberto Castañeda, Dolores M. Frías, Miguel A. Rodríguez

The aim of the present study is to provide an insight into the effect that the satisfaction with the information obtained through the Internet may have on the satisfaction with…


E‐tail spending patterns and the importance of online store familiarity

Harriet Stranahan, Dorota Kosiel

This study aims to explore patterns in e‐tail spending across different demographic groups and to predict which households are the most frequent shoppers and highest spenders…


Transformation from Internet portal to the world's largest Internet communications enterprise

Karl‐Heinz Rau

This paper aims to give the reader an insight into the evolution of a fast‐growing and innovative Internet company by helping to understand the web portal business in Germany and…

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