ADV3 - Chapter 15 Internet as a medium: Global network of...

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Chapter 15 Internet as a medium: Global network of computers that communicate with one another through protocols, which are common rules for linking ands haring information. Began in early 1960s as result of Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) to create network that could survive cold war. Space on internet is cast and inexpensive. Consumers can initiate the viewing of content when they demand to watch. Internet is interactive in blurring the line between content providers and consumers. Distributed Network: ARPAnet important because used this structure. Characterized by many different hubs and links, which allows continuous communication even if some connections stop working. Centralized Network : traditionally what media content has been delivered through. This is where a hub distributes content o many receivers. If the hub is knocked out, receivers are left without information. Tracking:
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