Hall of Fame Highlights

Eleven individuals hailing from six countries around the world, including Peru, Japan, Brazil, Netherlands, Togo and the U.S., have been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for their pioneering and visionary contributions to the Internet’s global...

In THEIR own WORDS

The Origins of the Ubiquitous 'Surfing the Internet'

Jean Armour Polly

The librarian who coined the phrase “surfing the net” will be the first to tell you that navigating the Internet is nowhere near as easy as changing the channel. 

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Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

1989

Thirty years ago, Alan Emtage began the development of the first Internet search engine, Archie.  

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