DRMEU Surveillance

How the internet works

Published: 23.01.2012

This booklet is intended to provide policy-makers with a basic overview of Internet and Internet-related technologies. The aim is to provide a user-friendly reference guide to some of the key technologies that are at the core of the Internet. We hope that this will provide a valuable reference tool, cutting through the jargon and demonstrating the functioning of the open Internet, on which so many civil rights and so much economic activity now rely. It is also avalaible in Italian thanks to Centro Nexa - Politecnico di Torino, in Spanish thansk to X-net, in German thanks to Digitale Gesellschaft, in Czech thanks to Iuridicum Remedium and remixed in Dutch thanks to Bits of Freedom.