Structure of the Internet

 

A simplified, top-down structure of the Internet, as it relates to web pages is something like:

 

  •  Internet

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  •  Wide Area Networks (WAN's)     . . .

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  •  Local Area Networks (LAN's)     . . .

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  •  Server Systems     . . .     Client Computers

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  •  WWW (Web)     . . .     FTP     . . .     Email  +?

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  •  Web Sites     . . .

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  •  Web Pages     . . .     Files     . . .

 

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