Internet Related Questions
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Genre: Internet

Explains basic technical foundations of the Internet and related technologies as they apply to communications and collaboration

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INTRODUCTION

The Internet can be regarded as a global system which is having interconnected computer networks which use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) so as to combine several billion devices which are present worldwide. The Internet always carries an extensive range of information resources along with services, like the inter-linked hypertext documents as well as applications of the World Wide Web (WWW), the infrastructure which can be used support email, and peer-to-peer networks which can be used for file sharing as well as telephonic services. It is also regarded as international network of networks which consists of millions numbers of private, public, academic, business, as well as government packet switched networks, which are linked with a huge array of electronic, wireless, as well as optical networking technologies. The origins of the Internet have date back to research which is commissioned by the United States of America so that they can build robust, as well as fault tolerant communication using the computer networks (Berners-Lee, 2009).

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