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Definition Edit

In offline browsing,

[t]he user buys an offline browser program that can be set to run late at night while the user is asleep. The program will browse the Web, visiting sites that the user has previously defined as being of interest. The program will then copy, not just one page of a web site, but all pages affiliated with a particular site. It will store these pages — perhaps hundreds of them — on the user’s own hard disk. Whenever the user wants to, he or she can then “browse” these pages as if doing so over the Web, but in fact doing so from the user’s own hard disk at dramatically greater speeds than could be obtained over the Internet.[1]

References Edit

  1. Project Looking Forward - Sketching the Future of Copyright in a Network World, at 125.

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