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File Transfer Protocol * FTP   (French Equivalent: Protocole de transfert de fichiers * FTP)

DefinitionFile Transfer Protocol, a method for uploading files to and downloading files from Web sites and other computers connected to the Internet. FTP does not allow its users to view file contents, but to simply transfer them efficiently and securely.

Variable Media Glossary. Depocas, A., Ippolito. J., and Jones, C. (eds) (2003). Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach. New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications and the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art Science and Technology.
Alternate Term =FTP
Broader Term ↑Tool and technology
Related Terms ↔Network protocol
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