Internet Collapse Since January of this year, the computer trade press has run one article after another questioning the basic health of the Internet. Pessimists say the Internet will either experience so-called brownouts or an actual collapse sometime soon. But NPR's John McChesney, who talked with a number of Internet experts for this report -- found that the pessimists are in a small minority.
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Since January of this year, the computer trade press has run one article after another questioning the basic health of the Internet. Pessimists say the Internet will either experience so-called brownouts or an actual collapse sometime soon. But NPR's John McChesney, who talked with a number of Internet experts for this report — found that the pessimists are in a small minority.