Internet history - online!
This site was originally created in 2003 and is privately
maintained as a general reference on Internet history.
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Welcome to our online resource centre for the fascinating history of
the Internet. Learn about all the events that came together to create the
early Internet - protocols, personal computers, email, world wide web, networks,
and much more!
Want an overview? Start with
Ian Peter's History of the
Internet. Download professionally produced audio files on key subjects or
read on line. For more in depth information and further links, try the
Resources section and
So, who really did invent
the Internet? Ian Peter traces the various theories as regards the origins of the Internet,
debunks the theory that it began in The Pentagon in 1969 in some attempt to
avoid the effects of nuclear war, and concludes that there is no satisfactory
answer! Click here for
this fascinating expose of attempts to claim ownership of the Internet
on the basis of dubious claims.
weblog Keep up to date with history? Follow some of the events and
new findings as regards the history of the Internet here