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Internet protocol numerical address assigned to each computer on the Internet so that its location
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An '''IP address''' is the numerical address assigned to each computer on the [[internet]] so that its location and activities can be distinguished from those of other computers.  
and activities can be distinguished from those of other computers. The format is ##.##.##.## with
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each number ranging from 0 through 255 (e.g. 125.45.87.204)
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The format of the broadly adopted IPv4 addresses is ##.##.##.## with each number ranging from 0 through 255. Since all IPv4 address blocks have been assigned, there is an ongoing effort to move to IPv6 addresses.

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