Hall of Fame Highlights

Erik Huizer’s passion for engineering started early. “As a child, I was taking apart appliances in my mother’s kitchen,” he says. “I always wanted to see how things were made.” That passion never left him. In 1983, while earning his PhD in solid-stat...

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Fighting Cybercrime

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Eric Huizer, of the Internet Hall of Fame Class of 2014, points out that fighting cybercrime is a difficult task. Of course we want an open Internet, he says, but the multinational nature of cybercrime inevitably involves politics and a nuanced approach.

IN the NEWS

Inaugural Internet Hall of Famer Vint Cerf testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation – testimony that may well have set the bar for all future efforts to explain the importance of basic research.

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

1968

The team assembled by Frank Heart to build the ARPAnet’s Interface Message Processors.

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