Olia Lialina has written an interesting article about net.art which was published on both the Rhizome and nettime mailinglists. You can find it at: http://www.factory.org/nettime/archive/1294.html
 Robert Adrian calls it Telecommunication Art, or TCom Art. The term net.art with the dot is now often used for all kinds of online and offline net art exhibitions.
 The CU See Me performances he described are actually an example of still rather complex network use.
 Tilman Baumgärtel, journalist for both off and online publications, wrote a long article on Telepolis that is a brave attempt to provide a survey of the entire history of net art. It illustrates the depth of the history we are talking about here. The article is only available in German: http://www.heise.de/tp/deutsch/special/ku/6151/1.html
[*] In online criticism, jodi's work is occasionally referred to as "nothing more" than just another form of collage art and its new and unique qualities are denied.
 This performance was part of the conference "Recycling The Future," organized by ORF Kunstradio, December 1997. It was called: "cyber knowledge for real people"
 "Digital Rain" is an example of an early jodi work that had to adapt to new generations of web browers: http://jodi.org/beta/rain
 for example Rachel Baker or 'Trina Mould'; or the many obvious and less obviously recognizable pranks which use an ever-widening variety of media appearances of all kinds of companies, organizations, festivals, and personalities.
"net.art per se"
look in nettime archive for "funding for the arts" discussion: http://www.factory.org/nettime
Norman White (a REAL TCom art pioneer, says Robert Adrian)
Recycling The Future:
Strange but good site full of net art links (on a Peruvian server)