What Americans Would Give Up For The Internet: Alcohol, Exercise, Showers, Sex

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Fast Company 

A BCG study of the Internet’s importance in our daily lives reveals some shocking figures.

How important is the Internet to us, really? That’s what Boston Consulting Group asked in their recently released study (PDF), which weighed the Internet’s importance on everything from the global economy (which will account for 5.2% of GDP for G20 countries by 2016) to individual lives (polls found that 21% of Americans would give up sex for Internet access, but only 10% would give up their cars).

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