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Chapter 9: Internet

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Category: Internet Architecture


Standards specific to the technical and engineering development of the Internet.



Category: Protocols


Standards specific to open-system (nonproprietary) communications protocols, used across any set of interconnected networks, ranging from the network layer to the application layer of the OSI model.


Alternate Definition: “Standards that define the computer-to-computer interaction over a packet-switched internetwork using the Internet Protocol (IP) as a foundation at the network layer of the OSI network communication reference model.”


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