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History of the Internet
6 months ago
Sputnik 1 is launched into space.
A scientist developed the concepts of computer-network and the ARPANET.
The first packet-switching paper is published.
The first message, "LO" meant to say LOGIN, was sent from Stanford Research Institute
Creation of first program devoted to email
Global networking becomes a reality when England and Norway connect to ARPANET
Work developing TCP/IP to allow computers on different networks to communicate begins
TCP/IP was being used by other networks to link to ARPANET
ARPANET adopts TCP and separates from military network (MILNET)
CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research, adopted IP for its internal network
NSFNET goes online to connected super computer
ARPANET is terminated
CERN opens its first external IP connection
Creation of the World Wide Web
National Research and Education Network was approved by US congress
The ban on commercial use of the internet was lifted
The first web browser Mosaic was released
Netscape Communications is born and Microsoft creates a web browser for Windows 95
Amazon, Craigslist, and eBay go live
Google search engine is created
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