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June 23, 2016updated 22 Sep 2016 12:21pm

What is my IP?

Do you know what it is?

By James Nunns

An IP address is a unique string of numbers that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.

The IP address is a product of modern computing technology that is designed to allow one computer, or digital device, to communicate with another via the internet.

IP addresses exist in the billions due to the vast amount of digital devices that are capable of connecting to the internet. It allows for each device to be pinpoints and differentiated from other devices.

Various tools are available that allow for this address to be masked or hidden so that it can’t be identified, these can be used for security or privacy needs.

An IP address can either be static or dynamic. Static means that they never change while a dynamic IP address is temporary and is assigned each time a computer accesses the internet.

A user can discover their IP address by search: what is my IP address.

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