*** Clinton bestows national medals on Internet pioneers

CobraBoy! (tbyars@earthlink.net)
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 08:41:11 -0800

President Clinton awarded the national medal of technology to two
inventors Tuesday whose efforts to link military computers by radio,
satellite and telephone wires 25 years ago evolved into the
globe-spanning Internet. Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn, inventors of
the TCI/IP protocol, said they started their research to solve a
military command and control problem, never dreaming it would end up
spawning a vast new medium for commerce and communications. See


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