Internet History Timeline Activity

  • Internet Viruses

    Internet Viruses
    Love Bug and Stages are two examples of self replicating that send themselves to people listed in a computer user's email address book. This is important because the heavy volume of email messages being sent and received forces many infected companies to temporarily shut down their clogged networks.
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  • Napster

    Napster is dealt a potentially fatal blow when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the company is violating copyright laws and orders it to stop distributing copyrighted music. This important because the company was using music that their company didn't own. Napster is a company/website lets people download music and share it without having purchase a copy of the cd.
  • Napster goes bankrupt and people are using the internet

    Napster goes bankrupt and people are using the internet
    As of January 58.5% of the United States population uses the Internet. The death knell trolls for Napster after a bankrupt judge ruled in September that German media giant Bertelsmann cannot buy the assets of troubled Napster Inc. This is important because Napster CEO was forced to resign and lay off his staff.
  • Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 and Spam

     Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 and Spam
    Controlling Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing is d to commercial e-mail and some text messages sent to wireless devices such as cell phones—not e-mail in general. requires the Commission to develop rules to protect consumers from “unwanted mobile service commercial messages.
    This important because this protects people from getting viruses in their computer. spam is inappropriate messages send on the internet to receptions.
  • INTERNET worm

    INTERNET worm
    Spreads through Internet servers. About 1 in 12 email messages are infected. internet WORM IS is a program that spreads across the internet by replicating itself on computers via their network connections.

    You tube IS LAUNCHED. this IMPORTANT because now people can listen to free music and watch free video without getting in trouble with the law. YouTube is s a free video sharing website that makes it easy to watch online videos.
  • Website online

    Website online
    there are more than 92 million website online. This is important because people can get access to website they couldn't do before. a website is location connected to the internet on the world wide web
  • Legal online music

    Legal online music

    The case was brought by Julius Baer Bank and Trust, located in the Cayman Islands, after a ex-employee allegedly provided Wikileaks with stolen documents that implicate the bank in asset hiding, money laundering, and tax evasion. Many web communities, who see the ruling as unconstitutional, publicized alternate addresses for the site and distributed bank documents through their own networks. In response, Judge White issues another order to stop the distribution of bank documents. T
  • a protest for anti web piracy

    a protest for anti web piracy
    A major protest online in January shakes up Congressional support for anti-Web piracy measures. The protest, including a 24-hour shutdown of the English-language Wikipedia site, is over two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House and the Protect IP Act in the Senate. The main goal of both bills is to stop illegal downloading and streaming of TV shows and movies online. The tech industry is concerned that the bills will give media companies too much power to shut down websites.
  • OPENssl

    a code error in April on openssl, encryption software that makes transactions between a computer and a remote secure, makes users vulnerable to having their usernames, passwords, and personal information stolen. Millions of banks, Internet commerce companies, email services, government sites, and social media sites rely on OpenSSL to conduct secure transactions. this important because a lot people personal information got stolen.
  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg
    Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) spoke during the 70th annual U.N. General Assembly session, to increase awareness and garner support for the initiative, ONE--an organization "taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease." Zuckerberg's goal is to bring the Internet to the masses; universal Internet access, he claims, is a basic human right and is an essential tool in the fight to achieve global justice.
  • Car to Car communication

    Car to Car communication
    a simple wireless technology promises to make driving safer
  • Liquid Biopsy

    Liquid Biopsy
    Fast Dan sequencing machines are leading to simple blood tests for cancer
  • apple pay

    apple pay
    a clever combination of technologies makes it faster and more secure to buy things with the wave of your phone
  • Internet of DNA

    Internet of DNA
    a global network of millions genomes could be medicine's next great advance.
  • supercharged Photosynthesis

    supercharged Photosynthesis
    Advanced genetic tools could help boost crop yields and feed billions more people