Could you survive 100 hours being fed, watered and clothed by the Internet?
With only a credit card and dressing gowns to hide their blushes, four human guinea pigs have agreed to be shut away in sealed rooms to see if the Internet can actually deliver what it promises.
The experiment is being organised by Microsoft's Internet arm, msn.co.uk, to see exactly how well the Internet can service consumers.
The two female volunteers are Emma Gibson, 30, an actress, from Notting
Hill, London and Robin Katz, 46, an American writer now living in Hampstead, London The men are Glyn Thomas, 45, a freelance book editor from Hounslow, Middlesex and Scotsman Martin Kennedy, 67, a retired fireman now living in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.
Each person has a budget of £500 for five days to buy food and cothing. Internet users will be able to follow the four Web castaways online at www.msn.co.uk. A special chat link has also been set up
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