English-Russian Glossary on Information Society
1. This global network is a loose confederation of academic and
research computer, government, military and commercialá networks,
based oná TCP/IP protocol.
2. A global information system whose parts are logically interconnectedá
by means of unique address space based on IP protocol.á It provides
on a public and private basis high level communication services.
3. A collection of computer networks connected together spanning
the globe. Provides access to computers, electronic mail, bulletin
boards, databases, and discussion groups, all using the Transmission
Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
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British Council in Russia. April 2001
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Information Society - Russia. April 2001