History of the Internet

Timeline created by meyer2287
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    The people who are being connected has grown by more than 10x their original size.
  • Invented

    ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was up and running in octocber, connecting four major U.S. universities. It was meant for research, education, and government organizations, it provides a communications network. It helps the country communicate in case of a destruction of communication in war.
  • "Internet"

    The term "Internet" was invented
  • DNS

    Domain Name System (DNS) is established, with network addresses identified by extensions such as .com, .org, and .edu.
  • The First Virus

    The First Virus
    The first virus shuts down 10% of the internet and is called the internet worm.
  • Oval Office gets In on the Action

    Oval Office gets In on the Action
    At this point in time the white house makes its own domain and joins cyber world for the first time.
  • Dialup

    Compuserve prodigy and America Online offer dialup services.
  • Growing

    The internet has more than 45 million users
  • Google

    Googles first opens in california
  • Moving Forward

    At this time there are 92 million website in the world
  • Present

    Presently there are 2.4 billion users in the world and this tool keeps on growing