internet vs intranet :

internet or intranet

“Internet” is the proper name of the network most people connect to, andthe word needs to be capitalized. However “intranet,” a network confinedto a smaller group, is a generic term which does not deservecapitalization. In advertising, we often read things like “unlimitedInternet, $35.” It would be more accurate to refer in this sort ofcontext to “Internet access.”

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Definitions

  • n  a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

  • n  a restricted computer network; a private network created using World Wide Web software
News & Articles

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    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
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    June 13, 2013 - Forbes
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    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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    June 12, 2013 - TechRepublic
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    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire
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    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire