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online

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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online

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 15 words.

Adjective used to describe something which is on line: for example *online chat.

online

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 15 words.

Adjective used to describe something which is on line: for example *online chat.

Online Defamation

Rachel Burnett.

in ITNOW

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

BCS past President and IT lawyer Rachel Burnett addresses the issue of placing defamatory comments online.

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Online Conflicts

Robert Pritchard.

in ITNOW

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

Warfare is changing. Confiicts are no longer confined to just a geographic area as they now spill over into the online world says Robert Pritchard.

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online chat

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 86 words.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in *real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in...

online chat

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 86 words.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in *real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in...

online magazine

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

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online magazine

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 50 words.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

online magazine

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 50 words.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

online chat

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in online...

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Online Wellbeing for Children

Eric Schmidt.

in ITNOW

December 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

Eric Schmidt, Google's Executive Chairman, recently said there are only two states for our children today, ‘asleep or online.’ A recent BCS roundtable discussion, ‘Children are digitally...

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online content provider

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 83 words.

Originally an online content provider was an *Internet service provider that offered exclusive access to their content to their subscribers. This content was very large including ...

America Online hell

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A collection of computer programs which was used by crackers to carry out unauthorized access to the system run by the Internet service providerAmerica Online (AOL). Also known as AOHell.

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online service provider

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A company that offers customers access to its private network. Such private networks are not part of the Internet. Many online service providers are increasingly migrating to the Internet...

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online service provider

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 42 words.

A company that offers customers access to its private network. Such private networks are not part of the Internet. Many online service providers are increasingly migrating to the Internet...

online content provider

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 40 words.

Originally an online content provider was an *Internet service provider that offered exclusive access to their content to their subscribers. The term has also spread to describe any company...

online

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 67 words.

1. Connected to the system and usable. See also offline.

2. Connected to a network, especially the Internet.

3. In...

online

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 64 words.

1 Connected to the system and usable. See also offline.

2 Connected to a network, especially the Internet.

3

online content provider

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Originally an online content provider was an Internet service provider that offered exclusive access to their content to their subscribers. This content was very large including chat rooms,...

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online transaction processing

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

(OLTP)

The use of a database for data storage, maintenance, and interrogation. The term is used especially to distinguish this “normal” use of databases from the more specialized...

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