Do Computers Talk to Each Other on the Internet?

Did you know computers talk to each other through their own, unique language?  And that language is called TCP/IP.  TCP/IP is a set of communications protocols that allow computers to communicate on the Internet.  The language get its name based on the two most important protocols – the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP).  These two protocols specify how devices connect to the Internet and how data transmits between those devices.  In simpler terms, it’s how all of those emails you send everyday reach the person on the other end.

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