Internet Facts

by ponsankari 2011-08-26 15:10:57

1. Did you know that Domain registration was free until an announcement by the NAtional Science Foundation on 14th September, 1995, changed it?

2. The Electrohippies Collective is an international group of 'hacktivists' based in Oxfordshire, England.

3. The first Internet worm was created by Robert T.Morris, Jr, and attacked more than 6000 Internet hosts.

4. The first computer company to register for a domain name was Digital Equipment Corporation.

5. Domain names can be really sell at high prices! The most expensive domain name was 'business.com', which was bought by eCompanies for $7.5 million in 1999.

6. The first ever ISP was CompuServe. It still exists, under AOL Time Warner.

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