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Barry Leiner

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Posthumous Recipient In the 1980s, as a manager at DARPA, Dr. Barry Leiner helped establish the Internet Activities Board (later called the Internet Architecture Board), which led the effort to set technical standards for the Internet for almost 10 years. Dr. Leiner helped set up the bureaucratic...

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Glenn Ricart

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Glenn Ricart set up the first Internet Exchange point in 1988. Located in College Park, Maryland, it connected the original federal TCP/IP networks and the first U.S. commercial and non-commercial Internet networks. Later he helped extend that interconnection point to a Washington metropolitan area...

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Elizabeth Feinler

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Elizabeth Feinler pioneered and managed first the ARPANET, and then the Defense Data Network (DDN), network information centers (NIC) under contract to the Department of Defense (DoD). Both of these early networks were the forerunners of today’s Internet. Her group developed the first Internet “...

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Robert Kahn

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Robert Kahn is the co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols and was responsible for originating DARPA’s Internet program. Known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” Kahn demonstrated the ARPNET by connecting 20 different computers at the International Computer Communication Conference. It was then...

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Vint Cerf

Inductee

Widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. In December 1997, President Bill Clinton presented the U.S. National Medal of Technology to Cerf and his colleague, Robert E. Kahn, for founding and developing the...

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