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A worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutes, and individuals.
Internet
One of the 2 more widely used Ibternet services.
World Wide Web (WWW)
A networking project started by U.S. Department of Defense. They built a network that allowed scientists at different locations to share info and work together on military and scientific projects; and could function even if part of the network were disabled buy a disaster such as a nuclear attack.
ARPANET
Any computer that provides services and connections to other computers in a network.
Host/Server
Oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet.
W3C
A business that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet free or for a fee.
Access Provider
A regional or national access provider.
ISP (Internet Service Provider)
Provides Internet access and also has many members-only features such as instant messaging or their own customized version of a Web browser.
OSP (Online Service Provider)
Major carriers of network traffic are known collectively as this.
Internet Backbone
A number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet.
IP Address (Internet Protocol Address)
The last section of the domain name.
TLD (Top Level Domain)
The text version of an IP Address.
Domain Name