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Definition and Brief History of the Internet . Rules for internet safety.

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Definition and Brief History of the Internet Definition A large computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide. Brief History The Internet evolved from a secret feasibility study conceived by the U.S. Dept. of Defense in 1969 to test methods of enabling computer networks to survive military attacks, by means of the dynamic rerouting of messages. As the ARPAnet (Advanced Research Projects Agency network), it began by connecting three networks in California with one in Utah-these communicated with one another by a set of rules called the Internet Protocol (IP). By 1972, when the ARPAnet was revealed to the public, it had grown to include about 50 universities and research organizations with defense contracts, and a year later the first international connections were established with networks in England and Norway. ...read more.


By 2000 it was estimated that the number of adults using the Internet exceeded 100 million in the United States alone. Uses Of The Internet 1. Communication 2. Finding Out Research 3. "Publishing" Using World Wide Web 4. Downloading (Music, Games etc.) 5. Internet Telephone and Video Telephone Safety Rules For The Internet 1. I will not give out personal information such as my address, telephone number, parents' work address/telephone number, or the name and location of my school without my parents' permission. 2. I will tell my parents right away if I come across any information that makes me feel uncomfortable. 3. I will never agree to get together with someone I "meet" online without first checking with my parents. ...read more.


I will not access other areas or break these rules without their permission. 7. I will not give out my Internet password to anyone (even my best friends) other than my parents. 8. I will check with my parents before downloading or installing software or doing anything that could possibly hurt our computer or jeopardize my family's privacy 9. I will be a good online citizen and not do anything that hurts other people or is against the law. 10. I will help my parents understand how to have fun and learn things online and teach them things about the Internet, computers and other technology. Definition of WWW W W W O I E R D B L E D ...read more.

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