The Web vs. the world: 10 epic battles

Is the Internet ruining our lives or making them better? When you consider epic struggles like these, it's hard to say for sure.

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The Web vs. The World

The Web and the real world don't always get along. Though the Internet has revolutionized our society in countless positive ways, the always-on network has also created various problems. Ultimately, it's a game of trade-offs: We gain certain benefits from its presence and accept certain drawbacks. In many cases, it's hard to say which side comes out ahead--and in some instances, the pluses and minuses harden into something like open combat. Here are 10 conflicts that pit the Web against the world.

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