In a cartoon that appeared in the New Yorker in 1993, two dogs sit beside a computer.
One has his paw on the keyboard, the other is looking up at him quizzically.
„On the Internet,“ the dog using the keyboard reassures his canine friend,
„nobody knows you´re a dog.“

 

Andrew Keen (2007): The Cult of the Amateur – How Today´s Internet is Killing Our Culture and Assaulting Our Economy