The greatest merit of Internet is that it opens a world of information at the press of a key.
It helps to gather information from storage areas of the servers called websites.
In other Words, we can say that the Internet has been the key to unlock the door to the global village.
It is a proven fact that internet has emerged within no time and developed itself into a window to the World in a wink.
The basic concept behind the invention of the computer is none other than that of conquering time and space.
To achieve his purpose Internet has played the most significant role.Today thousands of youth are getting ‘hooked’ to Internet watching things which are not meant for them.Electronic crimes, illegal piracy into private lives and military software, creating new type of computer virus etc. Internet hankers (those who try to block the working of other internets) are on the rise, creating havoc in the world of business and communication. More and more uses of Internet are being discovered as days go by.He has to get the services of an Internet Service Provider (ISP) like VSNL, MTNL, Sathyam Online etc.Once he is connected to the service provider, he can navigate or surf the ‘information superhighway’ using computer software such as, Netscape and Microsoft explorer.Basically Internet is a global electronic community for millions of interconnected computer networks.Real Internet operation began in 1969 when United State’s military used it for the first time.Not only letters can be Send but, we can also chat with our near and dear ones, see them before our eyes just sitting in our room.Internet has made communication, highly fast, cheap, safe, and least cumbersome.Today we can get any information on any topic in a matter of seconds. It has provided an exciting and easy mode of communication known as E-Mail (Electronic Mailing system).We can visit libraries situated thousands of miles away, enjoy world famous sights which we have only imagined, talk to people, listen to lectures, read the day’s newspapers, transact business, place orders, etc. Internet can provide the latest information on education, sports, entertainment, science, medicine, general knowledge etc. Today we can send letters and mails to anyone living in any part of the world just by clicking a few buttons on our computer and that too at an extremely cheap rate.