History of the Internet

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History of the Internet

by Dr. Pollacia

  • Developed by U.S. Military in 1960's for a secure method of communication during the Cold War
  • Originally known as ARPANET, it began with four U.S. Universities in 1969
  • In 1989, World Wide Web (WWW) developed by Tim Berners-Lee
  • WWW is the most widely-used component of the Internet
  • WWW uses software called a Web Browser
  • By 1997, Internet access was global
  • Internet has grown exponentially in the last few years
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