History of the Internet

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The Internet Is Born

1969

The Internet Grows

1970

The # of computers sold goes to 23.

1971

One Hundred Computers sold!!

1977

One thousand computers sold!

1984

10,000 barrier broken for computers sold!

1987

Over 100 million computers are connected to the Internet.

2001

In 2008 almost 30 million new sites were added to the internet.

2008

Significant Contributions to the Internet

The New Free Culture

1971

The new free culture is sites where people can look at things and buy things for free.

Video Games for the Internet are sold through AOL

1980

World Wide Web

1989

The web is an application built on top of the internet.

The Internet Explodes

1990

Started out with one website in 1990, and by 1993 there was 623 websites.

Why Openness Matters

1991

'Proprietary Codes', you can download this operating system for free, and have complete access to the code.