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New Book by Andreu Veà “Tells All” About the Internet

January 29, 2014

“How We Create the Internet,” by Internet Hall of Fame Advisory Board member Andreu Veà, is a thoroughly engrossing new book about the Internet, its history, and the people who built it. Veà, founder and current president of the Internet Society’s Spanish Chapter, provides readers with hundreds of personal stories, in their own words, from those who have created the Internet.

But don’t take our word for it: Here’s what three Internet Hall of Famers are saying.

Vint Cerf, co-inventor of the Internet: “In this book, Dr. Veà blazes a trail for historians to follow. I am convinced that his contribution will represent a global landmark in the field, occupying the attention of serious scholars for many years.”

Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Domain Name System: “At last, we can get first-person reports about the creation of the Internet, and analysis of what it means, by an accomplished scholar. The agreements, conflicts and human side are all here.”

And Ray Tomlinson, inventor of email, says the book “brings together the players and events that made the Internet the wonder that it is. His insights into the complexities and conflicts are amazing.”

The book is available now in Spanish; an English edition is being prepared.

 

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