Unit 6: Vocabulary

Please study the 15 vocabulary below and press the 'Mark Complete' button.
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ARPANET (Advanced Projects Research Agency Network)
developed by the US military for defense purposes, this was first global network with packet switching
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The current public Internet owes a big debt to ARPANET, which was the original global network.
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backbone
a central high speed network that connects smaller, independent networks
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Homeland Security is worried that an attack on the Internet backbone could cripple the country for weeks or months.
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BBS (Bulletin Board System)
a predecessor to modern websites, these were early online communities that users could dial into using a modem
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The network administrator ran his own BBS as a boy back in the 1980s.

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