History of the Internet

Main

Internet is Born

1969

4-13 Computers in Internet

1970

23 Computers

1971

100+ Computers

1977

1000+ Computers

1984

100,000+ Computers

1989

1,000,000+

1992

10,000,000+

1996

100,000,000+

2001

1.7 billion TODAY

2014

Significant Contributions to the Internet

Why Openness Matters

1969 - 2015

Linux: free, open source code for open operating system

World Wide Web

1989

created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee as a series of interlinked hyper-text documents

Internet Explodes

1990 - 2015

one website grew to what wee have today, 230 million

America Online

2001

30 million users on this browser that connects people to the Internet