September 30, 2021
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October 29, 1969, ARPANET establishes 1st computer-to-computer link.
1989, The World Wide Web (www.) was created by Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau
1971, Ray Tomlinson invents email.
April 4, 1994, The first web browser, Netscape, is created.
August 6, 1991, the World Wide Web went live to the world.
1996, The first mobile phone with Internet connectivity was the Nokia 9000 Communicator. It was launched in Finland.
1983, Domain Name System (DNS) is created by Paul Mockapetris
1997, WiFi was invented and first released for consumers.
1997, Paul Syverson, David Goldschlag and Michael Reed, created The Onion Router project, better known as Tor.
November 1989, The World became the first commercial ISP in the US. Its first customer was served.
September 8, 2008, The currently leading web browser, Google Chrome was created.
December 21, 2010, FCC open internet order makes net neutrality rules official FCC regulation for the first time.
2010, 4G wireless networks are launched in the United States.
2001, The end of the Dotcom bubble era, which was a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet by businesses and consumers.
2002, Cyber Crime Unit was created and focuses on computer intrusion, identity theft, and cyber fraud.
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