Lowercase i

Any time you connect 2 or more networks together, you have an internet – as in inter-national or inter-state.

Uppercase I

The vast collection of inter-connected networks that are connected using the TCP/IP protocols and that evolved from the ARPANET of the late 60’s and early 70’s.

The Internet connects tens of thousands of independent networks into a vast global internet and is probably the largest Wide Area Network in the world.

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