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Internet - When capitalized, the term "Internet" refers to the collection of networks and gateways that use the transmission control protocol/Internet protocol suite of protocols.

NIST SP 800-82 Final Draft

Internet - The single interconnected world-wide system of commercial, government, educational, and other computer networks that share the set of protocols specified by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the name and address spaces managed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). [RFC 2828, Internet Security Glossary, May 2000, http://rfc.net/rfc2828.html.]