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Computer Vocab 7 and 8

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USB
Universal serial bus port - allows you to connect different pieces of equipment to the computer
Flash drive
Portable storage device that plugs into a USB port.
plagarism
using others' ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of information
copyright
Protection giving the owner the exclusive right to reproduce or distribute copies of his or her own work.
firewalls
Programs designed to keep computers safe from hackers
spam
unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
blogs
Personal Web sites to share activities and opinions
wikis
web-based tools that make it easy for users to add, remove, and change online content
Netiquette
The rules for good manners on the Internet
ports
places on the outside of the computer where you plug in hardware
xls
file extension for a document created in Excel
jpg
picture file - JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) file
doc
Document