The internet was a global computer and communications network on the planet Earth. The internet was first established in the late 20th century.
History and specificationsEdit
In the year 2020, Colonel Shaun Christopher told Zoe Querez not to believe everything she read on the internet when she said the rings of Saturn were destabilizing. (TOS novel: The Rings of Time)
A form of internet was still in use in the mid-24th century. The news of the Borg's approach to Earth in 2367 was disseminated over the internet, causing widespread panic. (DS9 novel: The Siege)
The Vulcans possessed a similar network by the time of the Sundering, one which helped Surak's teachings propagate across the planet. (TOS - Rihannsu novel: The Romulan Way)