2. Who invented the Internet and
Tim Berners- Lee created the Internet. In 1989 the
World Wide Web was created.
3. Who created Emailing?
Ray Tomlinson created email in 1972.
Electronic mail is introduced by Ray Tomlinson. He
uses the ‘@’ to distinguish between the sender's name
and network name in the email address.
4. When was Spam Born?
On May 3rd, 1978 the first ever spam email was sent.
5. What is MUD and USE NET?
A MUD or Multi-User Dungeon is a structured social
experience on the Internet, managed by a computer
program. Some MUDs are ongoing adventure games;
others are educational in purpose; and others are
simply social. MUDs existed prior to the World Wide
Web, accessible through Telnet to a computer that
hosted the MUD.
Usenet is a collection of user-submitted
notes/messages on various subjects that are posted to
servers on a worldwide network. Each subject
collection of posted notes is known as a newsgroup.
6. What happened in 1988?
A virus called the Internet Worm temporarily shuts
down about 10% of the world's Internet servers.
7. What was launched in 1989?
The World (world.std.com) debuts as the first provider
of dial-up Internet access for consumers.
Tim Berners-Lee develops a new technique for
distributing information on the Internet. He calls it the
World Wide Web. The Web is based on hypertext,
which permits the user to connect from one document
to another at different sites on the Internet via
hyperlinks. Unlike other Internet protocols, such as FTP
and email, the Web is accessible through a graphical
8. When was the first web page
The CERN site was the first website, as of November
1992. The Web was publicly announced (via a posting
to the Usenet newsgroup alt.hypertext) on August 6,
9. Why was 1995 significant for
The Sun microsystems releases internet programming
language called Java.