Hall of Fame Highlights

Ira Fuchs’ passion for network communications began as a ham radio operator. As a teenager, he talked with people around the world from his bedroom in Queens, NY. “I remember the thrill of talking to other ham radio operators. My idea in connecting t...

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Ira Fuchs: Life After BITNET

Now retired, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Ira Fuchs, a co-founder of BITNET, still has a passion for communications, but of the lower-tech, four-legged variety: he recently adopted a black

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Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

headshots of Steve Crocker and Leonard Kleinrock 

1988

Thirty years ago this year, Dr. Kanchana Kanchanasut led Thailand’s effort to secure a domain name.  

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