Hall of Fame Highlights

As part of a small crowd of early network pioneers at the University of California Berkeley, Eric Allman created Sendmail, which was one of the first mail transfer agents on the Internet and a key component of many email servers today. Still, Allman...


IoT Concerns Bring Eric Allman Out of Retirement

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In 2012, after leaving his company, Sendmail Inc., Eric Allman was supposed to retire.

But after “a career of telling people to get out of my office so I could get my work done, I got lonely,” he said.


IHOF 2017 Inductees - Credit Tsutsumida Pictures

With inductees from ten countries, we continue to see celebrations of the Internet Hall of Fame 2017 inductee class around the globe. We’ve gathered a selection of articles from publications in Brazil, China, Japan and beyond celebrating the achievements of this year's cohort. 

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

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Five years ago, the Internet Society launched the Internet Hall of Fame, and has been archiving Internet history ever since.