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The Internet: A Short History of Getting Connected

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This section of the History site summarizes and highlights aspects of the more recent history of the Internet and recognizes some of the Internet's key inventions and inventors. Through the information on these pages, the FCC hopes to inform and, possibly, inspire with a few reminders of the great achievements that make the Internet as we know it today possible. Information and links on this web page are designed to provide a fuller understanding of the history and technology of the Internet.


Click on one of the three links below to start exploring the history of the Internet.


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last reviewed/updated on 11/21/04 


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