A new study from the Pew Research Internet Project appears to show that Internet users know very little about the Internet they use.

What the study (PDF) actually shows is that Pew researchers got confused about the difference between information and understanding.

The survey, which the Pew Center took in September, was designed to measure the “Web IQ” of Internet users based on the response of 1,066 Internet users to 17 questions about tech-related topics that may or may not have had anything to do with how well respondents understood the Internet or how competent they were at using it.

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