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Apps II 002 Vocabulary

North Carolina Computer Apps II Competency 002 Vocabulary
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Browser
Special software program required to navigate the WWW that allows you to access information on the Internet.
Copyright
Protection giving the owner the exclusive right to reproduce or distribute copies of his or her own work.
FTP
A method used to transfer files and data from one computer to another on the Internet.
Freeware
Software that is given away free of charge, but where the author still retains all rights.
HTML
Refers to the embedded directions (tags) within regular text to create web pages.
HTTP
The communication instructions used to connect the WWW sites across the Internet.
Internet
A global network connecting millions of computers.
Network
A group of two or more computer systems linked together.
Public Domain
Software that is not copyrighted and is free to copy and distribute.
Shareware
Copyrighted software distributed free of charge on a trial basis with payment by the honor system.
URL
A web site's address on the Internet.
Web site
A collection of web pages linked to a common home page created for the Internet.
WWW
Hypermedia system that lets you browse through related documents on the Internet through the use of hypertext links.
POP
Short for Post Office Protocol
SLIP
Short for Serial Line Internet Protocol, a method of connecting to the Internet.
SMTP
Short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, a protocol for sending e-mail messages between servers.