Lex Cyberia

Cyber Glossary

Cyberlaw dictionary is an alphabetical reference guide to technical and legal terms related to the Internet. The site you are now browsing contains over 500 definitions of words drawn from Standard Internet English including technical terms and their meanings. Our aim is to explain basic technical jargon of cyberspace to those who are not familiar with its jargon. We've given preference to terms that are widely used, like modem or bandwidth, and to those that describe new concepts specific to the Internet experience such as phishing or sexting.

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vertical portal

an entry point to the World Wide Web providing a wide variety of online services. The difference between a vertical portal and a simple portal is specialization. Vertical portals try to cater to the needs and desires of a particu-lar group of consumers or in the case of business-to-business, a particular in-dustry or business group. see b2b, portal.