Buzzwords to describe the latest trends on the net, such as RSS, podcasting and phishing, are largely unknown to US web users, according to a survey by the Pew Internet...

Buzzwords to describe the latest trends on the net, such as "RSS", "podcasting" and "phishing", are largely unknown to US web users, according to a survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

Only 9% had a "good idea" what RSS was and awareness of what "phishing" was also scored low. Only 29% knew what it meant.

But "spam", "firewall", and "spyware" were all well-known to surfers.Report (PDF)

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