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Internet

Worldwide computer networking system that uses a public, non-proprietary standard known as TCP/IP (Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol). Thanks to Internet, computer users, irrespective of the location where they are or the computer equipment they use, may connect with each other and enjoy services such as e-mail, file transmission or web.
 
Sometimes wrongly confused with WWW or World Wide Web or web, due to the fact that Internet and WWW are intimately related to provide online communication services.