There was much talk of the information society around the end of the last millennium. Especially in Finland as we were often considered to be the model country for its development. Finland was at the forefront both in terms of internet connections and of the number of mobile phones. We were home to plenty of world-class IT companies such as Nokia and the Linux operating system. It seemed certain that Finland would continue to show the world the way into the 2000s as well.
So what happened?