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Unformatted text preview: Internet- USENET created in 1976 o Enabled groups of computer users to send messages to others within the group- “alt.xxxx” created for USENET’s discussions- TELNET o Allowed user to connect and control computers from various locations- Federal Networking Council (FNC) o Formed to coordinate US government agencies and international organizations supporting the internet- Non-hierarchal structure using routers and packet switching to transmit data- Open protocols (set of rules that everyone agrees to): o allow different types of networks and facilities to work together transparently Everything moves from one element to another seamlessly- Ethernet allowed LANs to be connected o Email flourished as did electronic billboards- Personal Computing enters cyberspace o Domain Names: .gov .edu .com .org .mil- Information superhighway concept born- World Wide Web begins- Fall 1991- Wi-Fi and the future—“Net neutrality?” o Net Neutrality- everyone can access Wi-Fi equally o Came about in the mid-1990s; with passage of TeleComm Act of 1996, phone companies make everything accessible o Battle between phone and TV of who will control cyberspace o SEE: Senate Bill 2 15- would protect net neutrality...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course TELE 3010 taught by Professor L.benjamin during the Spring '07 term at UGA.
- Spring '07