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Jon Postel

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Posthumous Recipient Jon Postel's technical influence can be seen at the very heart of many of the protocols which make the Internet work: TCP/IP determines the way data is moved through a network; SMTP allows us to send emails; and DNS, the Domain Name Service, helps people make sense of the...

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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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Toru Takahashi

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Toru Takahashi was instrumental in bringing the Internet to Japan and promoting it throughout Asia in the 1990s. Considered an Internet evangelist, Takahashi was key to the early commercial development of the Internet in the region and helped to establish several key industry groups that continue...

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Daniel Karrenberg

Inductee

Daniel Karrenberg is one of the pioneers of the Internet in Europe.  

 In the 1980s, he helped build EUnet, the first pan-European Internet Service Provider (ISP). In 1989, Daniel was one of the founders of RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens), the key collaborative forum in Europe for Internet...

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Kilnam Chon

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Professor Chon contributed to the Internet’s growth in Asia through his extensive work in advancing Internet initiatives, research, and development. He developed the first Internet in Asia, called SDN in 1982, and his pioneering work inspired many others to promote the Internet’s further growth in...

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