What is The Internet?


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A global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

The Internet is a global network connecting millions of cpmputers. More than 100 countries are linked into exchanges of data, news and opinions. According to internet data as of December 31, 2011 there was an estimated 2,267,233,742 Internet users worldwide. This represents 32.7% of the world's population.