Who Invented the Internet?

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Friend of Bill, Sep 24, 2003.

  1. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Is it true Al Gore invented the internet (or should I post this under Jokes)...?:rolleyes: :D
     
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    :D He claimed he was part of the Senate committee that helped form the World Wide Web, however, he was still in law school when the idea was being kicked around. Read more about it here
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    actually that is a common misconception..

    the fact is... I invented the internet...
     
  4. seeme

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    NOT TRUE! it was Kermit the frog! ever wondered why im feeling green?

    :p
     
  5. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i wrote this meself as part of I.T :cool:
     
  6. Erbmaster

    Erbmaster Moderator Folding Team

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    Blimey Henyman, they must have a spell checker at school then huh? :p :p ;) :D
     
  7. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    thats only a few pages of the report ;)
     
  8. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    all of it;)
     
  9. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    A ;)

    is the 1st part of my current project :p
     
  10. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    To settle this asinine claim once and for all:

    "Al Gore never made that claim. His actual words were 'During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.'

    Gore took the credit because he held the hearings, wrote and sponsored the legislation which expanded the Internet from the Arpanet of the 70's into the Internet of today. It was much the same way a politician takes credit for building a road or an airport without doing any of the physical labor.

    Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf, the acknowledged Fathers of the Internet, wrote,

    'The fact of the matter is that Gore was talking about and promoting the Internet long before most people were listening. We feel it is timely to offer our perspective. As far back as the 1970s Congressman Gore promoted the idea of high speed telecommunications as an engine for both economic growth and the improvement of our educational system. He was the first elected official to grasp the potential of computer communications to have a broader impact than just improving the conduct of science and scholarship.'

    While the Vice President may have chosen his words poorly, he was instrumental in the creation of the Internet."

    http://www.kings.edu/twsawyer/y2kelect/honest-al.html

    Melon
     
  11. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Henyman... analgue ?

    lol yer going old school with that...

    analog is synonymous with IC's m8... :)

    as for the report.. sentence structure needs work... eh... I'll give it a B... :cool:

    boobies woulda kicked it up...
     
  12. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Re: Re: Re: Who Invented the Internet?

    You Called???

    :D
     
  13. Very interesting, Henyman. I've done a similar report for school, but that was about histroy of computers. I did well. Can't remember what grade I got it for. It was about 1996-1997.
     
  14. Quick Reply

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    Al Gore didn't invent the internet! I did! mwhahahaha :cool:
     
  15. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    *adds b00bies*
     
  16. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    I invented the bOObie
     
  17. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I love PORK!!!



    :D :p
     
  18. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i love hijacks!!!!

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  19. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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  20. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Oh so do I ;)