WWW FAQs: What does IP stand for?

2007-01-02: "IP" stands for Internet Protocol. This is why we refer to a computer's numeric address on the Internet as an "IP address."

For a more complete explanation, see my articles what is TCP/IP? and what is an IP address?

"IP" also stands for "Intellectual Property." A book, a web page, an image, a movie, an idea - anything that might conceivably be covered by copyright or patent law.

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