Chap. 9 Key Terms

Chap. 9 Key Terms - KEY TERMS AND FIGURES Marc Andreessen:...

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KEY TERMS AND FIGURES Marc Andreessen: devised Netscape browser ARPAnet: military network that preceded Internet bandwidth: space available in a medium, such as cable or the electromagnetic spectrum, to carry messages Tim Berners-Lee: devised protocols, codes for the World Wide Web blog: web site, generally personal in nature, on a narrow subject, such as politics; short for web log browser: software that allows access to web sites Chapter 9 The Internet 81 carbon nanotubes: hexagonal arrangement of carbon molecules into incredibly strong coils for carrying on-off digital bits Child Online Protection Act: 1998 federal law to shield children from sexual explicitness; the courts declared the law unconstitutional because adult access was impeded Children’s Internet Protection Act: 2000 federal law requires schools and libraries to filter sexually explicit content; the court endorsed the filters, as long as adults could ask that they be removed clickthrough: a registered visit to an advertising site from a gateway elsewhere on the Internet Communication Decency Act: 1996 federal law to ban sexual explicitness; the courts declared the law unconstitutional
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Kilgen during the Spring '08 term at Nicholls State.

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Chap. 9 Key Terms - KEY TERMS AND FIGURES Marc Andreessen:...

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