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History of the Internet
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Creation of ARPANET, the first Internet (DARPA)
Creation of the World Wide Web (Tim Berners-Lee) allowed the Internet to be available to the public
Invention of DNS (Paul Mockapetris, Jon Postel)
First audio and visual content is distributed over the Internet.
Launch of Facebook (Mark Zuckerburg) begins the Era of Social Networking
40th anniversary of the Internet
Obama administration opposes the Stop Online Piracy and the Protect Intellectual Property Acts, which would have ISPs police user-generated content
Edward Snowden reveals monitoring programs placed by the NSA that keep track of all internet activity.
Launch of the search engine Google (Larry Page, Sergey Brin
IPv6 is introduced, allowing for further growth of IP addresses by using 128-bit addresses (IETF)
Netscape Web Browser is created ( James H. Clark, Marc Andreessen)
Full internet service was introduced on mobile phones for the first time (NTT DoCoMo)
Creation of Linux (Linus Torvalds)
Founding of the Internet Society (Vint Cerf, Robert Kahn)
Email is introduced (Ray Tomlinson)
Launch of Youtube
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