Wasn't ARPANET, from the US Army waaayyyy before Al Gore?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARPAnet




Thanx,

Nick



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Another myth that needs to be busted.

The High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991 was the
legislation that enabled the world wide web to happen. And it was called
the
Gore bill, since Al was the one who introduced it. Without this bill, the
www may not have happened. So, while Al fibbed when he said "During my
service in the United States Congress I took the initiative in creating
the
internet", he was not that far from being responsible for opening it up to
the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Performance_Computing_and_Communication_Ac

t_of_1991
or http://tinyurl.com/3dtkvh




On 3/7/08 11:14 AM, "Elvis Budimlic" <ebudimlic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

"The owners of the internet".... hmmm, that reminds me of Al Gore.

Elvis

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-----Original Message-----
Subject: Re: Daylight Savings Time

Colin,

Little known fact.... when you search the internet from inside the US,
it
filters out all the non-American facts. The owners of the internet would
hate to confuse those who are geographically challenged :-)

Check out someone who has a clue: http://www.hbo.com/events/rwuhl/

Trevor



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