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Domain Name System

The Internet has two major systems organizing it, domain names and internet protocol (IP) addresses. IP addresses are the meat and bones of how connections are made and how information will be transported, while domain names provide easy to remember names for these addresses. Although this example is getting dated rather quickly, this system acts like a phone book for the Internet: You could memorize your friend’s street address, or you could look up…

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