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Tolkien and... Internet, the

A student inquired: "Did Tolkien really refuse to use the internet?"


Absolutely not! This is a false rumour by his enemies, who wanted to label him as technophobic and quaint.

The truth is, J.R.R. Tolkien had a very fast internet connection. In the late 1960s, he had more bandwidth than NASA and Bill Gates' dad combined! His cable was so thick that people mistook it for an oil pipeline! It was necessary, because 57 billion people downloaded Lord of the Rings from his typewriter every day.

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