internet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n internet a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
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Quotations

  • George Lundberg
    George Lundberg
    “Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar.”

Usage

In literature:

Smaller-scale and less ambitious Internet hacking was a standard for the underground elite.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
This model - adopted earlier by radio and television - rules the Internet now and will rule the wireless Internet in the future.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Application of Internet-based technologies.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
That's when Karl Van de Vliet's name popped up on the Internet.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
Wasn't it like this when the Internet was starting out?
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Internet coverage on both days.
Sir—We regret that the BBC news health page on the internet has been misquoted.
We did not offer data directly to any internet site.
In one corner, we have "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy" Zeddie Little, who recently become an internet sensation thanks to his ability to be, uh, ridiculously photogenic.
Facebook says it wants to offer precise controls for sharing on the Internet.
A bit of Internet poking-around this morning led me to three conclusions.
From the 19th to the 22d of this month, bird watchers nationwide can use the Internet to help the National Audubon Society track the winter bird migration.
Betaworks Flushes Seven Years of Internet History Down the Toilet.
You have to remember that there were no cell phones, no home computers and no internet.
The ocean has once again revealed its oddities -- a mysterious floating blob that had the Internet world scratching its head.
A British-born blonde is telling the story of her time alone with the prince at the wild VIP-suite soiree that led to nude photos of Harry landing on the Internet.
GoDaddy, a major registrar of website names, is facing customer defections because the company supported the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA), which critics say would stifle the Internet.
Internet address registrar Network Solutions was slammed with a $1.7 billion lawsuit Tuesday alleging the company's practice of charging fees for Internet domain names violates federal law.
Two US-based Internet-monitoring companies say Syria has shut off the Internet nationwide.
Proposed EU laws on Internet privacy will target a critical money-maker for Internet companies such as Facebook: their wealth of personal data on users.
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In science:

Another example is the path of internet protocol packet which follows a similar algorithm for forwarding the packet .
Random spread on the family of small-world networks
In this paper we present a model for the growth and evolution of Internet providers.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
The model reproduces the data observed for the Internet connection as probed by tracing routes from different computers.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
Here, we present some experimental measures of the network of Internet providers and we propose a simplified model in order to explain them.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
Recently , some statistical properties of the connectivity of this physical network of Internet have been investigated.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
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