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Essential Guide to Telecommunications, The, Third Edition by Annabel Z. Dodd

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Chapter 8. The Internet

In this chapter...

  • The History of the Internet

  • The World Wide Web— Linking and Graphics

  • Email—Computers that Send, Store and Receive Messages

  • Internet Service Providers, Application Service Providers and Portals

  • Search Engines

  • Internet Addresses

  • Electronic Commerce and Advertising on the Web

  • Privacy on the World Wide Web

  • Legal Issues

  • Open Cable—Cable Companies as Both ISPs and Network Service Providers

  • Intranets and Extranets

  • Security on the World Wide Web—Establishing Trust

  • Conclusion

The Internet is a medium that has fundamentally changed the pace of business processes and the way organizations exchange information with each other. Businesses sell, place orders, receive orders, collaborate, train employees, provide customer service ...

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