405507 02: A man uses the Internet on his laptop computer at a Starbucks coffee shop May 16, 2002 in New York City. With the use of a wireless internet card, Starbucks customers can surf the Web while enjoying a cup of coffee in locations in major U.S. cities. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)(Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(KNX 1070) — As we become increasingly dependent on the Internet, getting by without it in the event of a major emergency could be devastating. Claudia Peschiutta reports.