History of the Internet

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The internet is born

1969

Network grew from 4 to 13 servers

1970

Number of servers increased to 23 servers

1971

Only 60 computers are on the network

1975

more than one hundred computers are part of the network

1977

More than one thousand computers are part of the network

1984

10,000 computers were on the network

1987

Over 1 million computers were connected to the internet.

1992

Over 10 million computers were connected

1996

Over 100 million computers were connected to the internet

2001

Over 1.7 billion users have access to the internet

2010

The internet is growing everyday, and may do so for a very long time

2020