Six months after prominent Internet activist Aaron Swartz killed himself in his Brooklyn apartment, his father endorsed new legislation designed to reform the federal law that U.S. prosecutors used to threaten Aaron with 35 years in prison.
Yesterday, the Internet Society announced this year's inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame.
The Internet Hall of Fame Wednesday announced its 2013 inductees. Thirty-two tech luminaries will be honored at the second annual event to take place Aug. 3.
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A Singapore academic is one of only three Asians who have joined the prestigious league of Internet Who's Who.
Former Vice President Al Gore (D) is among the inaugural inductees in the Internet Hall of Fame.
The Internet Society has announced its inaugural Internet Hall of Fame featuring web stars who've helped literally make the Internet.
Gore and 32 other Internet pioneers, innovators and global connectors were announced as part of the hall of fame's inaugural class at the Internet Society's Global INET 2012 conference in Geneva.
So it's almost inevitable that nearly 30 years after the official birthdate of the Internet, some of the net's best-known pioneers, radicals, and troublemakers are being inducted into the Internet Society's Hall of Fame.