Chapter 31. Internet History (Web and Browser Caching)

Information in this chapter:

• What is web caching?
• How Internet browser (web) caching works
• Internet (web) caching as evidence
• What if the Internet cache is cleared by the user?
As you surf the Internet, the web browser you are using saves information to your computer in temporary storage. This process of saving web pages and documents in temporary storage is called Internet browser caching or web caching. The purpose of web caching is to improve the experience of the computer user as he or she browses the Internet. In this chapter we cover what web caching is and how it is used as evidence.
Keywords
Internet History, Browser Cache, Web Browsing, Web Pages

Introduction

As you surf the Internet, ...

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