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2019 Internet Hall of Fame Inductees Announced!

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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 growth, access and security.  The inductees, who...

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Join the Fifth Internet Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony!

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On 27 September, the Internet Society will gather to reveal the fifth class of Internet Hall of Fame inductees, and there are three ways that you can participate in this historic event.   The induction ceremony, which will be held in San José, Costa Rica, will be broadcast via...

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Remembering Danny Cohen (1937 - 2019)

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2012 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Danny Cohen, whose work paved the way for voice over IP (VOIP) technology, died August 12th in Palo Alto, Calif., according to his family. He was 81.  ...

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Building the Internet in a War Zone

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When you grow up surrounded by civil war, you tend to ignore the rules and become resourceful.  That’s what Nabil Bukhalid did in the late 1980s and early 1990s with an ad hoc group of colleagues at American University of...

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Fifth Internet Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for September in Costa Rica

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The Internet Hall of Fame will once again celebrate Internet history this September when it inducts 11 more individuals who have helped to advance the Internet and made it more accessible to people around the world. The Internet Hall of Fame’s fifth inductee class will be announced at a ceremony...

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Jianping Wu: The Internet Keeps Evolving in Surprising Ways

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The Internet’s ongoing global growth continues to surprise one of China’s tech pioneers.  For the last 25 years, Jianping Wu has helped facilitate the design and development of ...

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Fostering Connections Among the Isolated

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Craig Partridge does not see the Internet’s openness as a bad thing at all.            A three-time graduate of Harvard University, Partridge designed how email is routed via domain names and led the team that developed the...

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'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet' Author Recounts His Own Journey

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If you ask Ed Krol how he got in to the Internet Hall of Fame, he’ll likely attribute it to luck, or at least fortunate timing. Clearly, however, it was a lot more than that. In fact, it was his early work to make the Internet...

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Four Internet Pioneers Pave Way for Gender Equality

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Tracy LaQuey Parker was a young, rising female star with Cisco in the early 1990s when, in the company’s hospitality suite at an important industry conference with her CEO and several senior male executives, she got up...

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Alan Emtage and the Birth of the First Internet Search Engine

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When people find out why Alan Emtage was inducted into the Internet Society’s Internet Hall of Fame, they wonder why he’s not one of the world’s richest men. He certainly would be if he got even a penny every time someone clicked on his invention. Known as the father of the search engine, Emtage...

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