# Computers today. Гурьянова В.И. - 34 стр.

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Because of the Webs ability to work with multimedia and advanced pro-
gramming languages, the Web is the fastest-growing component of the Internet.
FTP
FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. This is both a program and the
method used to transfer files between computers. Anonymous FTP is an option
that allows users to transfer files from thousands of host computers on the Inter-
net to their personal computer account. FTP sites contain books, articles, soft-
ware, games, images, sounds, multimedia, course work, data sets, and more.
you are using FTP.
Usenet News
Usenet News is a global electronic bulletin board system in which mil-
lions of computer users exchange information on a vast range of topics. The ma-
jor difference between Usenet News and e-mail discussion groups is the fact that
Usenet messages are stored on central computers, and users most connect to
is different from e-mail distribution, in which messages arrive in the electronic
mailboxes of each list member.
Usenet itself is a set of machines that exchanges messages, or articles,
from Usenet discussion forums, called newsgroups. Usenet administrators con-
trol their own sites, and decide which (if any) newsgroups to sponsor and which
remote newsgroups to allow into the system.
There are thousands of Usenet newsgroups in existence. While many are
academic in nature, numerous newsgroups are organized around recreational
topics. Much serious computer-related work takes place in Usenet discussions.
A small number of e-mail discussion groups also exist as Usenet newsgroups.
Chat & instant messaging
      Because of the Web’s ability to work with multimedia and advanced pro-
gramming languages, the Web is the fastest-growing component of the Internet.

FTP

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. This is both a program and the
method used to transfer files between computers. Anonymous FTP is an option
that allows users to transfer files from thousands of host computers on the Inter-
net to their personal computer account. FTP sites contain books, articles, soft-
ware, games, images, sounds, multimedia, course work, data sets, and more.
you are using FTP.

Usenet News

Usenet News is a global electronic bulletin board system in which mil-
lions of computer users exchange information on a vast range of topics. The ma-
jor difference between Usenet News and e-mail discussion groups is the fact that
Usenet messages are stored on central computers, and users most connect to
is different from e-mail distribution, in which messages arrive in the electronic
mailboxes of each list member.
Usenet itself is a set of machines that exchanges messages, or articles,
from Usenet discussion forums, called newsgroups. Usenet administrators con-
trol their own sites, and decide which (if any) newsgroups to sponsor and which
remote newsgroups to allow into the system.
There are thousands of Usenet newsgroups in existence. While many are
academic in nature, numerous newsgroups are organized around recreational
topics. Much serious computer-related work takes place in Usenet discussions.
A small number of e-mail discussion groups also exist as Usenet newsgroups.

Chat & instant messaging

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