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1 Software programs that enable you to view world wide web documents. Internet Explorer and Firefox are examples. Browser

2 A standardized language of computer code, imbedded in "source" documents behind all Web documents html

3 An online journal where people can post entries. Blog

4 A chunk of computer programming code that makes copies of itself without any conscious human intervention. It might also display messages, install other software or files, delete software or files. Virus

5 Software that is secretly installed on a users’ computer and that monitors use of the computer without the users’ knowledge or consent. Spyware

6 A tool designed to search for information on the world wide web (Example: Search engine

7 a form of Internet fraud (usually through a fake email) that aims to steal valuable information such as credit cards, social security numbers, user IDs and passwords Phishing

8 A hostile and insulting interaction between Internet users Flaming

9 a local computer network for communication between computers LAN

10 a written policy that a user must agree to follow before they are allowed to use a product or service. Greenwich Public Schools has one that each student must follow in order to use the computers. AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)

11 A website that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections Wiki

12 A popular standard for linking computers into a local area network Ethernet

13 ISP (Internet Service Provider) a company that offers its customers access to the Internet

14 a Web-based audio broadcast via an RSS feed, accessed by subscription over the Internet Podcast

15 the use of a website to connect with people who share personal or professional interests. Social Networking Site

16 The ability to save and categorize a personal collection of bookmarks and share them with others. Social bookmarking

17 Also known as a news aggregator, it allows news content that is generated or provided from another source to be brought together and displayed Feed Reader

18 A small fast memory holding recently accessed data, designed to speed up subsequent access to the same data. Cache

19 a name owned by a person or organization and consisting of an alphabetical or alphanumeric sequence followed by a suffix indicating the top- level domain Domain Name

20 a piece of hardware or software program which protects a computer or network from attacks from intruders and hackers. Firewall

21 Intellectual property that is not owned or controlled by anyone. Not subject to copyright law. Public Domain

22 a message, or segment of data, containing information about a user, sent by a Web server to a browser and sent back to the server each time the browser requests a Web page. Cookie

23 systematically arranged collection of computer data, structured so that it can be retrieved or manipulated Database

24 A format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for bringing together blogs and the news sites. RSS Feed

25 a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet World Wide Web

26 stored Web page locations (URLs) that can be retrieved. Bookmark or Favorite

27 allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders, such as for commentary, criticism, news reporting or education. Fair Use

28 governs the legally enforceable rights of creative and artistic works under the laws of the United States. Copyright

29 An inappropriate attempt to use a mailing list as if it was a broadcast medium by sending the same message to a large number of people who didn’t ask for it. Spam

30 The use of the internet, cell phones, or other electronic devices to carryout deliberate, repeated and hostile behavior Cyberbullying

31 Every computer that is on the internet has one. It serves as a host and location identifier. IP Address

32 Online manners; the rules of conduct for online or internet user Netiquette

33 An open file format created by Adobe that has become a standard for sharing digital files on the internet. Most downloadable online documents are in this format. PDF (Portable Document Format)

34 the address of a web page on the world wide web. URL (Uniform Record Locator)

35 A host computer on a network that holds information (such as Web sites) and responds to requests for information from it. Server

36 a network that covers an area larger than a single building WAN

37 A device in a network that handles message transfers between computers. Router

38 A program that appears as something beneficial but actually contains something harmful for your computer. It can be disguised as a “free” game. Trojan Horse

39 a mechanism for wirelessly connecting electronic devices. wifi

40 contains one or more files that have been compressed, to reduce file size. Zip file

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