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Old 27 January 2014, 02:12 AM
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No one invented it, or, rather, a lot of people did. It's an evolotionary process, and the internet we see today is built on many, many different technologies and protocols, and with great network building efforts by many organizations and people. As it's evolutionary, we can't really single out any central technology and say "This is the internet", neither can we take away technologies due to the complex interdependencies that has evolved between them.

Not one inventor, thousands!
It's like the Original Adventure Game (Colossal Cave); significant originators can be identified, but the game kinda just grewed until every mainframe & mini had its own version. BTW, the original internet (long before the WWW) was a major route by which the game propagated!
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Old 07 February 2014, 07:59 PM
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Are you sure you don't mean an "announcer" on SCTV?
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Old 07 February 2014, 08:07 PM
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As I recall, the early internet (before www) was an informal cooperative effort between universities and other research groups (including -no doubt- the military & other govt. agencies). I vividly remember the day that "Archie" opened up an entire university library catalog to me!
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I invented the Internet. Because I'm Spartacus.
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No, I invented the Internet. Because I'm Batman.
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Make up your mind, Brad from Georgia. Are you Batman or Spartacus.
I invented the Internet. Because I'm Brad from Georgia.
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No! I am Brad from Georgia!
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I am George from Bradia!
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No, I am George from Batman. No, wait. That doesn't sound right.
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No, I am George from Batman. No, wait. That doesn't sound right.
Batman from Spartacus?
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Spartman from Batacus!
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as far as I know, Dan Brown who invented the internet.
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