WHAT IS THE INTERNET?

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The internet is...

The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks, of local to global scope, that are linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies. The Internet carries an extensive range of information resources and services, such as the inter-linked hypertext documents of the World Wide Web (WWW) and the infrastructure to support email.

what the internet does...

The Internet allows people from all over the world to send typed messages to another person.

You can search for a job on the Internet, book a holiday, and get information on practically any subject, for either research of pleasure.

There are thousands of discussion groups

who discuss a wide range of topics and people have the opportunity to talk to others with similar interests.