The Internet as a new type of space

Philosophical and cultural studies
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The World Wide Web plays an increasing role in modern society. The article gives the attempt to understand the Internet communication as a new type of space. By nature between communicative The World Wide Web plays an increasing role in modern society. The article gives the attempt to understand the Internet communication as a new type of space. By nature between communicative Internet space and the physical space there are common traits (first of all self-sufficiency and geographical existence) . Internet space is a intermediate between an intellectual construction and the physical space. The author researches the construction of communicative space Internet. The constructing unit of the space is sign. The creators of the space Internet are the communicative active individuals. The author analyses various forms of the space by "forms of ownership" and control. As a result there is a definition of the concept of Internet as a communicative space.