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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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The Internet was developed during the Cold War as a method of communicating via a network. Today it is one of the most popular ways of sharing information and it stretches across the world. Data that will travel over large distances will go along massive lines which are known as the Internet backbone. Millions of computers and networks make up the rest of the Internet and the large providers such as ANS and UUNET strive to make sure that connections are constantly working and running fast to keep up with the demand for them.