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American Media Ch. 2

What is Packet Sharing? Why is it important?
Chops up messages into small packets that have multiple paths to avoid their path being cut off. The internet would not work without it.
What are IMPs?
Were created so computers don't have to learn other computer's languages.
Who invented the internet and the '@' sign?
Ray Tomlinson
What year was the internet taken out of the hands of the government and given to 'the people'?
Congress passed the law on June 9, 1992.
Name one good 'killer app'.
What was the first browser and who invented it?
'Mosaic' (later turned into 'Netscape') was invented by Mark Andreson,
Who was the man 'responsible' for the internet?
Tim Berners-Lee.