Outline of the Internet

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Internet.

Internet – worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). It is a "network of networks" that consists of millions of interconnected smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked Web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web.

Internet features[edit]

Internet communication technology[edit]

Internet infrastructure[edit]

Internet communication protocols[edit]

Internet protocol suite

Link layer[edit]

Link layer

Internet layer[edit]

Internet layer

Transport layer[edit]

Transport layer

Application layer[edit]

Application layer

History of the Internet[edit]

History of the Internet
The internet wasn't invented but continually developed by internet pioneers.

Internet usage[edit]

Internet politics[edit]

Internet organizations[edit]

Non-profit Internet organizations[edit]

Commercial Internet organizations[edit]

  • Amazon.com
  • ANS CO+RE (historical) –
  • Google – an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Cultural and societal implications of the Internet[edit]

Underlying technology[edit]

By region[edit]

By country[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Yeo, ShinJoung. (2023) Behind the Search Box: Google and the Global Internet Industry (U of Illinois Press, 2023) ISBN 10:0252087127 online