A#14 Internet Timeline

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Published on February 19, 2014

Author: Enabanana

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By: Corinne Ena Custodio Bachelor of Secondary Education University of Santo Tomas

1965 • 2 computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate with one another packet-switching technology. 1969 •ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) goes online in December, connecting four major U.S. universities. •The first message is “LO,” which was an attempt by student Charles Kline to “LOGIN” to the SRI computer from the university. 1972 •Electronic mail is introduced by Ray Tomlinson, a Cambridge, Mass., computer scientist. •He uses the @ to distinguish between the sender's name and network name in the email address. 1974 • Vinton Cerf and Bob Kahn (the duo said by many to be the Fathers of the Internet) publish "A Protocol for Packet Network Interconnection," which details the design of TCP. 1976 • Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and running mate Walter Mondale use email to plan campaign events. 1976 • Queen Elizabeth sends her first email. She's the first state leader to do so.

1979 • USENET forms to host news and discussion groups. 1983 • The Domain Name System (DNS) establishes the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites. 1984 • William Gibson, author of "Neuromancer," is the first to use the term "cyberspace." 1985 • Quantum Computer Services, which later changes its name to America Online, debuts. It offers email, electronic bulletin boards, news, and other information. 1988 • A virus called the Internet Worm temporarily shuts down about 10% of the world's Internet servers. 1990 • Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, develops HyperText Markup Language (HTML).

1991 • CERN introduces the World Wide Web to the public. 1992 • The first audio and video are distributed over the Internet. The phrase “surfing the Internet” is popularized. 1993 • Marc Andreesen develops the Mosaic Web browser at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. 1994 • Sun Microsystems releases the Internet programming language called Java.. 1997 • The term “weblog” is coined. It’s later shortened to “blog.” 1998 • The Google search engine is born, changing the way users engage with the Internet.

1999 • “E-commerce” becomes the new buzzword as Internet shopping rapidly spreads. • MySpace.com is launched 2000 • “Love Bug” and “Stages” are two examples of self-replicating viruses that send themselves to people listed in a computer user's email address book. 2001 • About 9.8 billion electronic messages are sent daily. • Wikipedia is created. 2003 • The SQL Slammer worm spread worldwide in just 10 minutes. Myspace, Skype and the Safari Web browser debut. 2004 • Facebook goes online and the era of social networking begins. • Mozilla unveils the Mozilla Firefox browser. 2005 • YouTube.com launches.

2009 • The Internet marks its 40th anniversary. 2010 • Facebook reaches 400 million active users. 2012 • A major protest online in January shakes up Congressional support for anti-Web piracy measures.. 2012 • “The protest, including a 24-hour shutdown of the Englishlanguage Wikipedia site, is over two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House and the Protect IP Act in the Senate. 2012 • The main goal of both bills is to stop illegal downloading and streaming of TV shows and movies online. 2012 • The tech industry is concerned that the bills will give media companies too much power to shut down websites.

Sources: : Internet Timeline | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0193167.html#ixzz2skjWiJTG http://www.livescience.com/20727-internet-history.html

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