CS/IS Chapter 2

No single person or government agency controls or owns the Internet
The W3C is responsible for maintaining all networks and content on the Internet
Users typically pay additional fees for mobile hot spot and tethering services
A gigabyte (GB) is the basic storage unit on a computer or mobile device and represents a single character
Visitors to a dynamic webpage can customize some or all of the viewed content, such as desired stock quotes, weather, or ticket availability for flights.
Browsers usually are not included by default with mobile devices and smartphones.
Mobile apps sometimes have fewer features than a web app.
A subject directory is software that finds websites, webpages, images, videos, news, maps, and other information related to a specific topic.
One technique you can use to improve search results is to use specific nouns.
The term, blogosphere, refers to the worldwide collection of blogs
Unregistered wiki users can review the content, as well as edit it and add comments.
Tethering is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file while its transmitting.
A __ is any computer that provides services and connections to other computers on a network.
__ access takes place when a modem in a computer connects to the Internet via a standard telephone line that transmits data and information using an analog signal.
Dial Up
An __ is a sequence of numbers that uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the internet.
IP Address
You register a domain name through ___, which is an organization that sells and manages domain names.
One way to protect your identity while browsing is to use a ___, which is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages.
proxy server
___ is a set of rules that defines how webpages transfer on the Internet.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
A ___ website contains factual info, such as libraries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, guides, and other types of reference.
A ___, which consists of a number sign (#) followed by a keyword, describes and categorizes a tweet.
Technique that transforms a smartphone or internet-capable tablet into a portable communications device that shares its internet access with other computers and devices wirelessly.
term used to refer to the major carriers of network traffic
Internet backbone
text-based name that corresponds to the IP address of a server that hosts a website
Domain name
computer that delivers requested webpages to your computer or mobile devices
Web Server
a webpage’s unique address
method of pulling content that has changed on a website
Web feed
program that extends the capability of a browser
real-time conversation that takes place on a computer or mobile device with many other online users
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technology
websites and tools that foster communications and/or interactions among users, including online social networks, media sharing sites, blogs and microblogs, wikis, podcasts, and online gaming.
social media
buy and register unused or lapsed domain names so that they can profit from selling them
What’s the goal of the Anticybersquatting consumer protection act?
protect trademark owners from being forced to pay a cybersquatter for a domain name that includes their trademark.
Scam in which a perpetrator attempts to obtain your personal and/or financial info
business transaction that occurs over an electronic networks such as the internet
E-commerce that takes place on a mobile device
Worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals
The Internet
Commonly known today as a server, provides services and connections to other computers on a network.
What was the first network called
Represents the amount of data over a network
Bookmarking site
website that enables members to organize, tag, and share links to online content
equal to approx. 1 billion characters
Hot spot
Wireless network that provides internet connections to mobile computers
Equal to approx. 1 million characters
Code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet
Sells and manages domain names
enables users to speak to other users via their internet connection