An integral part of technologically advanced societies since the mid-1990s, the Internet is a relatively new feature of Iraqi society, at least in its commercially developed form. The limited and heavily monitored browsing and e-mail access that was available under Saddam pales in comparison to the wide array of Internet opportunities opening to the people of Iraq as reconstruction continues.
Banks, Kevin W.
"Global Diffusion of the Internet XIV: The Internet in Iraq and Its Societal Impact,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 24, Article 10.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol24/iss1/10