The Internet and World Wide Web: E-commerce Infrastructure
3 CHAPTER The Internet and World Wide Web: E-commerce Infrastructure LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading this chapter, you will be able to: ■ Discuss the origins of the Internet. ■ Identify the key technology concepts behind the Internet. ■ Describe the role of Internet protocols and utility programs. ■ Explain the current structure of the Internet. ■ Understand the limitations of today’s Internet. ■ Describe the potential capabilities of Internet II. ■ Understand how the World Wide Web works. ■ Describe how Internet and Web features and services support e-commerce.