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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Is It "Internet" Or "internet"?

Is It ‘Internet’ or ‘internet?’ The Internet Can’t Agree.

Abby Ohlheiser | April 4, 2016

In the summer, the “Internet” will become the “internet,” at least according to the Associated Press’s widely-followed stylebook. The change was announced over the weekend at the American Copy Editors Society’s annual meeting, immediately setting off a round of arguments about whether “internet” with a lowercase “i” is a good or a bad thing.
For some, “internet” represents a long-overdue acknowledgement that the Internet, as a term, has outgrown its capitalization.

"Preference for capitalizing the word "Internet"... (April 5, 2016)."  Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (The AP Stylebook Will No Longer Capitalize Internet. What a Shame. April 3, 2016) and (AP Stylebook. Also, we will lowercase web in all instances – web page, the web, web browser – effective June 1. April 2, 2016)>

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