Also called a data chunk, by RFC2960 SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) standards it is the term used to describe a unit of information within an SCTP packet that contains either control information or user data.
In e-mail marketing, churn is the percentage of your subscriber list e-mail addresses that unsubscribe or bounce over a set length of time.
- cipher text
Data that has been encrypted. Cipher text is unreadable until it has been converted into plain text (decrypted) with a key.
- Circuit Switching
A type of communications in which a dedicated channel (or circuit) is established for the duration of a transmission. The most ubiquitous circuit-switching network is the telephone system, which links together wire segments to create a single unbroken line for each telephone call. The other common communications method is packet switching, which divides messages into […]
- citizen journalism
A term used to describe the movement of people and amateur journalists — basically any non-professional journalist — who provide photos, videos and written news pieces on evolving stories, often in collaboration with professional journalists. Also called participatory or public journalism. Citizen journalism is a type of user-generated content.
- clamping area
The phrase used to describe the inner hole of a disc. This is the area used by the drive to grip a disc to spin it.