A Total Internet crash

Because of a status-message virus that was accidentally propagated throughout the network on October 27, 1980, when the ARPANET (the U.S. Department of Defense’s prototype Internet) came to a complete halt, thus becoming the first total Internet crash. Continue reading

Thanks to our readers and supporters

Wow! Its been and interesting 10 months since we went live. We told a few friends and family… and that it.

We set a goal to have an average of 10 viewers a day in a month. Well we hit that goal with an avg. 13 viewers a day. For a total 398 unique viewers for the month of October.

ForWhatItsWorth Thanks you all. And as always pass on the word.

Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000

Thats right in 1992, the number of Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000 Continue reading

Thanks to our readers and supporters

Wow! Its been and interesting 9 months since we went live. We told a few friends and family… and that it.

We set a goal to have 100 viewers in one month by end of first year. Well we hit that goal with 189 viewers for September.

Our next goal is average of 10 unique viewers per day in one month.

ForWhatItsWorth Thanks you all. And as always pass on the word.

100 million people connected to the Internet

Title: 100 million people connected to the Internet

In 1997 the internet had 100 million people connected to it. Continue reading

Canada Was First to place all it’s Universities online

Canada was the First Nation to place all it's Universities on the Internet. Continue reading

Internet hosts exceeded 10,000

1987 was the year of which Internet hosts exceeded 10,000 Continue reading

Fiber-optic Internet Available across Canada

CA Net 3, Is the fibre-optic System which offers faster and more reliable connections to the Internet, inaugurated by Canada in 1998. Continue reading

Internet Index Created by Canadians

In the days before the Internet explosion of 1994/95, three Canadians, Bill Heelan, Alan Emtage and Peter Deutsch, all whom were at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, they created a network software called Archie in 1989. Continue reading