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How does the Internet work?

Posted by Men & Mice

Jul 19, 2013 3:37:00 PM

How does the Internet sort out your request to read this blog article from all the request to look at, such as the newspapers online or videos about cute kittens?

Rules are the answer!

Rules come in the form of acronyms and an IP address in the world of computing. A Protocol is another name for a rule and an Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique number assigned to every device on the Internet. But how does it all work? Take a look at James May's Q&A on "How the Internet works" to learn more.

 

Topics: IPAM, DNS