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    Why do people confuse the World Wide Web with the Internet. What clarification might be offered to clear up that confusion?

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    In reality, the Internet is an inter-connected network of networks, which hosts the world wide web. In simple terms, World Wide Web (WWW or W3) refers to intangible nature, and the Internet refers to tangible or physical components.

    WWW runs with the application layer protocol HTTP. It deals with intangible or non-physical nature, which comprises documents, video and audio. The WWW uses HTML or Hyper Text Markup Language. HTTP Resources are identified and located on the network by Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)?using the http or HTTPsecure mode (https). URI schemes. URIs and the ...

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    The expert determines why people confuse the World Wide Web with the Internet.

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