September 15, 2020
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⟶ Updated 28 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Creation of ARPANET
Ray Tomlinson introduces network email
First Internet Service Provider (ISP) is born with the introduction of a commercial version of ARPANET.
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP), as the protocol suite, commonly known as TCP/IP, emerge as the protocol for ARPANET.
The Domain Name System (DNS) establishes the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites.
The number of hosts on the Internet exceeds 20,000
Tim Berners-Lee develops HyperText Markup Language (HTML).
Microsoft creates a Web browser for Windows 95.
Yahoo! is created by Jerry Yang and David Filo
The Google search engine is born.
Facebook goes online
President Barack Obama's administration announces its opposition to major parts of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act.
Edward Snowden, reveals that the NSA had in place a monitoring program capable of tapping the communications of thousands of people, including U.S. citizens.
The first audio and video are distributed over the Internet.
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