splinternet


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splinternet

An Internet that is increasingly fragmented due to nations filtering content or blocking it entirely for political purposes. Splinternet also occurs when apps use their own standards for accessing data, which differs from the universality of the Web (browsers, websites, HTTP protocol, etc.). See website and HTTP.
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