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22 Mar 2012 | Paul Simoneau | No Comments | 2,147 views | Categories: Networking, Technology, Wireless
Standard Layers

How can my home computer in Hawaii talk to my friend’s computer in Holland?

The short answer is standards. By using the same standards rules on both of those computers, you and your friend (and just about everyone) can talk across the Internet.

Okay, so who uses these standards?

Well, since they are set by different organizations, they cover different parts of the communication process. Let’s take a generic look at that process.