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Asia Pacific Selected for 2014 Internet Hall of Fame

Internet Society announces Asia Pacific selected for 2014 event

Nominations open October 1, 2013


Historic First Email From U.S. to Germany Arrives in 1984

July 29, 2013

It was Aug. 3, 1984, when the very first email arrived in Germany.  “Willkommen to CSNET,” it began.  Direct, efficient … and historic.

The message simply listed for the staff at the University of Karlsruhe the information they’d need to fulfill their contract with the U.S.-based Computer Science Network (CSNET). It was an anticlimactic culmination of years of work by Werner Zorn, who headed the informatics computing center at U of K.

Four Ways to Watch the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony; Register to Attend in Person!

Media Alert

The 2013 Internet Hall of Fame inductees, which were announced on 26 June, will be formally honored in a ceremony in Berlin, Germany on 3 August.  The 2013 ceremony, which will recognize inductees in one of three categories (Pioneers, Global Connectors, and Innovators), can be watched in one of four ways: 

Internet Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Inductees

Influential engineers, activists, and entrepreneurs changed history through vision and determination

Ceremony to be Held 3 August in Berlin, Germany



Brewster Kahle: Preserving All the World's Knowlege

March 20, 2013

Tour 2012 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Brewster Kahle’s Internet Archive near San Francisco, and be sure not to miss the “terra cotta archivists” in their pews! Kahle, with this “Library of Alexandria 2.0,” is not just digitizing every book ever published: His goal is to preserve all the world’s knowledge.