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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

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?

  • 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

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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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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