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

On-line course of study

The Western Behavioural Sciences Institute’s School of Management and Strategic Studies in San Diego, CA, USA, offered in 1981, an on-line course of study. Continue reading

Yasser Arafat

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Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000

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

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

Three Heads of State to meet online

When the internet was just a baby, 3 Heads of state of 3 countries met online for 10 minute chat, on January 17, 1996. 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