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Internet - The internet is an electronic communications network that connects local computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world.

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Internet - Is a worldwide system of computer networks - a network of networks in which users at any one computer can, if they have permission, get information from any other computer. It was conceived by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) of the U.S. government in 1969 and was first known as the ARPANet. It was started for users of a research computer at one university to be able to get information from research computer at other universities. E-Mail, web browsing, chat, and file transfer are common uses of the net.

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Stibo Systems, 21 May 2011 08:03:19, External

Internet - [Internet] The global network of computers that communicate through common protocols, such as TCP/IP.

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Source: esri, 21 May 2012 08:57:02, External 

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