Internet service provider

   A business that provides access to the Internet, and possibly other services, such as Web site hosting. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act protects ISPs, but they can sometimes be held accountable for material posted by their subscribers that infringes copyright. The Communications Decency Act usually protects ISPs from the posting of obscene or defamatory material by subscribers or users.

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  • Internet\ Service\ Provider — Stellen Ihren Clients den Zugang zum Internet bereit. Die technische Anbindung kann über Telefon, ISDN, ADSL, Kabelnetz oder Funknetz erfolgen. Darüberhinaus bieten die meisten Internet Service Provider (ISP) auch Webhosting für den… …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • Internet Service Provider — ➔ provider * * *    ► See ISP. * * * internet service provider UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION ISP, also internet access provider, internet provider, service provider) …   Financial and business terms

  • Internet service provider — n. A company that sells consumers access to the Internet. abbrv. ISP The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Internet service provider …   Law dictionary

  • Internet service provider — UK US noun [countable] [singular Internet service provider plural Internet service providers] computing an isp Thesaurus: peop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Internet Service Provider —   [Abk. ISP, dt. »Internetdienstanbieter«], Internet Provider …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Internet Service Provider — Internetdienst(e)anbieter oder Internetdienstleister (engl.: Internet Service Provider, abgekürzt ISP), im deutschsprachigen Raum auch oft nur Provider, weniger häufig auch nur Internetanbieter oder Internetprovider genannt, sind Anbieter von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Internet service provider — ISP redirects here. For other uses, see ISP (disambiguation). An Internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides access to the Internet. Access ISPs directly connect customers to the Internet using copper wires, wireless or fiber optic …   Wikipedia

  • Internet service provider — Fournisseur d accès à Internet Pour les articles homonymes, voir FAI. Un fournisseur d accès à Internet (FAI), est un organisme (généralement une entreprise) offrant une connexion au réseau informatique Internet. Le terme en anglais désignant un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Internet service provider — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Internet service provider : singular Internet service provider plural Internet service providers computing an isp …   English dictionary

  • Internet Service Provider — Internet Service Pro,vider noun count an ISP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Internet service provider — ISP A company that provides home or business users with a connection to access the Internet. Internet service providers can also host websites or provide a link from web servers to enable other companies and consumers access to a corporate… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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