Internet Terms

Term Definition
The conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else Fair Use
A range of materials that are not property of anyone Public Domain
A tool designed to search the internet to provide information Search Engine
An electronic system of linked computers that share data Internet
A criminal offence, accessing personal or sensitive information without permission; usually generated via email. Phishing
The abuse of online materials to further harm another person Cyber Bullying
Online etiquette, a set of rules to follow to create a safe environment Netiquette
An application that enables a client to preform electronically enhanced tasks using the Internet Web Browser
Collection of different pages on the internet designed to help complete tasks Website
A contract between two servers entitling each the use of their property; clip art, images, graphics, etc. and other create content which may be offered to the public to be used in a specific way Royalty Free
A reference link in a document to another document Hyperlink
False assumption of data; illegally downloading Piracy
A form of property which gives the owner certain rights that may be denied to others Copyright
Hyper Text Markup Language HTML
A network within a specific organization; only accessible by individuals employed by that company Intranet
Receiving files from another computer; The transfer of files from one computer to another