Internet Message Access Protocol. A method allowing a client
email program to access remote
messages stored on a mail server. The protocol includes operations
for creating, deleting, and renaming mailboxes, checking for
new messages, message parsing, searching, and setting and clearing
Internet protocol address. The standard way of identifying a
computer that is connected to the Internet, much the way a telephone
number identifies a telephone on a telephone network. An IP
address is four numbers separated by periods, and each number
is less than 256, for example, 192.168.192.70.
The basic data chunk that can be sent over the Internet.
Internet Relay Chat. Multi-user chat service. IRC users can
go into public or private channels to discuss a topic or transfer
files. IRC servers are connected into networks. Please be cautiois,
many hosts are vary of letting
customers access IRC because of a possibility of a denial of
service attack on the whole network.
Internet Service Provider. Basically a company that provides
its customers access to the Internet.