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The Internet. By Paolo 10DD. What is the internet?. The internet is a series of interconnected networks that stretches worldwide and provide a service to users that are connected to a local or wide area network. They all follow the internet protocol. Who owns the internet?.

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The internet

The Internet

By Paolo 10DD


What is the internet

What is the internet?

  • The internet is a series of interconnected networks that stretches worldwide and provide a service to users that are connected to a local or wide area network. They all follow the internet protocol.


Who owns the internet

Who owns the internet?

  • No ones actually owns the internet, because of being a series of interconnected networks, certain companies own a network domain or a network itself, however only a small part of the internet can be owned.


How to connect to the internet

How to connect to the internet

You will need a:

  • Computer

  • A telephone line or cable

  • A modem or router

  • An ISP (internet service provider).

  • And a web browser.


Internet terminology

Internet terminology.

  • TCP/IP: a set of protocols used for the internet.

  • www: an abbreviation for world wide web. It is a series of interlinked hypertext documents accessed through the internet.

  • Browser: a web browser is a software application that is used for accessing information on the internet.

  • Internet address: a numerical label assigned to each device, that uses the internet protocol and that is connected to the internet.

  • Web address: also known as an URL, is a specific character string that serves as a reference to access a website.


Surfing the web

Surfing the web

  • In basic words, surfing the web is mainly going to various websites in search of random things (information, pictures etc.)


Finding information using directory services web address search engine

Finding information using directory services/web address/search engine.

  • A directory service is a system that stores, organizes and provides access to information within a directory. It allows the lookup of related information, given the name of the topic the user is searching for.

  • In terms of using a web address, you must enter the URL of the certain website, the information will be available within the website.

  • In terms of a search engine, it is a system that provides a service that collects relevant information (in images, videos, texts etc.) to the topic you have typed in and entered.


Search terms

Search terms

  • Search terms are elements of a search query. Search terms are usually a word, or a pattern match expression e.g Cosmonaut (only in terms of search engines).


Search bots

Search Bots

  • A search bot is a software application that run automated tasks that are adapted to automated online dictionary, file and database search.


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