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Routing on the Internet
Note: Many topics at this site are reduced versions of the text in "The Encyclopedia of Networking and Telecommunications." Search results will not be as extensive as a search of the book's CD-ROM.
The Internet is a massive internetwork of router-connected networks, consisting of thousands of autonomous systems that are each managed by different authorities. These networks share traffic and exchange routing information. This topic will soon be expanded with a discussion of the following topics:
See Internet History for historical information about the Internet.
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