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The Internet - Definition

THE INTERNET

Definition

  • A world wide interconnection of many millions of computers, including personal computers and very sophisticated supercomputers
  • Begun in 1969 by the scientific community for the purpose of exchanging information
  • Used for many types of communication, including informational web pages, e-mail, listserves, and subscription services, such as our library's online databases
  • Currently more than 100,000,000 web sites
  • Currently used by more than one and a half billion individuals
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