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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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When a press release is released it can often result in increased interest in a particular subject. More often than not, if these releases have a Web link in them which can result in more hits to the site than the site can handle. The server then ends up being unreachable and when this happens the server is said to have been "Slashdotted".