INTERNET: The internet is a global system of interconnected computer network that use the standard internet protocol suite [often called TCP/IP, although not all applications use TCP] to serve billions of users worldwide.

Disadvantage of Internet.

  1. Spamming: Spamming denotes distribution of unsolicited e-mails in large numbers. They are meaningless and they unnecessarily block the whole system. These activities are treated as illegal.
  2. Theft of personal details while using the internet: There is high probability that your personal details like name, address and credit card and number may be accessed by connected and used for fraudulent purpose.
  3. Pornography: Pornography is definitely harmful for your children. There are numerous pornography series available over the internet and watching any of those can have very bad influence on the mental health of your children.
  4. Virus Threat: Virus is a program that interrupts the usual operation of your personal computer system. PCs linked to the internet have high probability of virus attacks and as a result of this; your hard disk can crash, giving you a lot of troubles.

Advantages of Internet.

  1. Global Audience: content published on the World Wide Web is immediately available to a global audience of users. This makes the World Wide Web an effective medium of publish information.
  2. Operate 24 hours, 7 days a week: from a consumer’s perspective as well as a provider’s business can be consummated at any time. The fact that the internet is the most effective business, machine to date.
  3. Relatively Inexpensive: it’s relatively inexpensive to publish information on the internet. At a fraction of the cost to publish information by traditional method, various organizations can publish information at low cost.

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