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a group of two or more computers that are linked together.
World Wide Web
An Internet application that is based on the HTTP protocol.
a computer or software application that requests services from a server located on the internet -- e.g., a Web browser is an example of a client.
sets of rules that govern the email servcies.
WWW identifier that uniquely identifies a resource on the WWW -- e.g.,
a system of rules that govern the behavior of some system.
a device that connects a computer to an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
a network that uses wires to connect computers.
a computer that's connected directly to the Internet -- often a computer that provides certain services or resources.
connects computers within a school or home.
connects devices over a broad geographic region -- e.g., a telephone network.
a computer connected to the Internet that provides some kind of service -- e.g., Google's Gmail service.
the set of rules that governs the WWW application.
a language for formatting Web pages.
a device that transmits data between two different networks.
Internet Service Provider
a company that provides customers with Internet access.
uses radio waves to connect devices (computers, smart phones, printers).