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INTERNET

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French Equivalent: Internet

Definition:
A global system of linked computer networks that allows data communication services such as remote log in, file transfer, electronic mail, bulletin boards and news groups. The Internet is also the foundation for the World Wide Web (WWW).

Source Publication:
Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 79, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, New York, 2000, Annex VI - Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Information and communication technology

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002

Last updated on Friday, February 21, 2003