Lex Cyberia

Cyber Glossary

Cyberlaw dictionary is an alphabetical reference guide to technical and legal terms related to the Internet. The site you are now browsing contains over 500 definitions of words drawn from Standard Internet English including technical terms and their meanings. Our aim is to explain basic technical jargon of cyberspace to those who are not familiar with its jargon. We've given preference to terms that are widely used, like modem or bandwidth, and to those that describe new concepts specific to the Internet experience such as phishing or sexting.

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Ad Banner

an advertisement, usually displayed in a rectangular box, that contains a hyperlink pointing to the advertiser’s Web page or buffer page. Ad banners are the most common method of advertising on the World Wide Web. Costs can run anywhere from free, to upwards of $100,000 per month depending on the popularity of the host site and the number of page impressions the particular page containing the banner receives.