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Chapter 3

Browser Application that reads the contents of web pages and displays them on your computer screen.
Hyperlink Any text or graphics on a web page that will take you to a new location when clicked.
Uniform resource locator (URL) A unique Web address that directs a browser to a Webpage.
Domain name The part of a URL that identifies the owner or the subject of a website.
Search engine A website that finds Webpages that it contains words you tell it to search for.
Boolean operator Word that can make an internet search more specific and effective.
Virus A small computer program that can copy itself repeatedly in a computer system and cause a variety of problems.
Copyright A type of legal protection for works that are created or owned by a person or company.
Fair use Describes when you may use a copyrighted work without permission.
plagiarism Using other peoples ideas and words without acknowledging that the information came from them.
Anti virus Software made to destroy viruses
Cybercrime Crime conducted via the internet or some other computer work
Firewall Software made to block unauthorized access
Google Chrome Freeware web browser made by Google
Bing Web search engine
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