The History of the Internet

Assignment for Current Issues

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The Internet was born

October 29, 1969

The number of Arpanet Computers grows from 4 to 13

1970

Arpanet gets the number of their computers up to 23

1971

Arpanet has 60 computers on the network

1975

100 computers on internet

1977

Internet has over 1000 computers connected

1984

Internet has 10,000 computer on its network

1987

Over a million computers were conected on this new network

1992

Ten million computers on the internet

1996

Over 100 million computers connected to internet

2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

World Wide Web was created

1989 - 1990

Linux operating system was created

1991

Internet has over 10,000 websites

1994

Google search engine was created

9/4/1998

AOL had over 30 million global users

2001

Wikipedia was launched

2001

Project Gutenberg claimed over 30,000 items

2009