CitationsLong 2004 Effective with this sentence, Wired News will no longer capitalize the "I" in internet. ¶ At the same time, Web becomes web and Net becomes net. . . . the decision wasn't made lightly. Style changes are rarely capricious, since change plays havoc with the editor's sacred cow, consistency. ¶ A change in our house style was necessary to put into perspective what the internet is: another medium for delivering and receiving information. That it transformed human communication is beyond dispute. But no more so than moveable type did in its day. Or the radio. Or television.