Surfing the Internet
Remote Access to Files (FTP)
FTP or File Transfer Protocol is what to use to retrieve a text file, software, or other item from a remote host. Normal practice is to ftp to the host you want and login as "anonymous". Some sites use the password "guest" while others require that you put in your network address as the password. Some popular ftp sites follow:
This archive at Stanford (sumex-aim.stanford.edu or 126.96.36.199) houses a plethora of Macintosh applications, utilities, graphics and sound files.
(simtel20.army.mil or 188.8.131.52) at the White Sands Missile Rang