The Web Is 20 Years Old Today

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    http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/06/the-internet-is-20-years-old-today/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29
     
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    We should all remember to thank Algore.
     
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    yes we should thank Al Gore for helping write the laws that produced a free and open internet.

    I think the site is better than I have ever seen it.

    They just keep getting better.
     
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    What laws would those be, brainiac?

    Please.

    Do tell.
     
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    Holy Moly. Can't you people have ONE thread where y'all don't attack each other?

    Anyway, I was hesitant to get the internet in my home for years. Thought it was a 'vast wasteland' like video games and such. I used it at school for work related things and teaching tools, but never thought I needed it at home.

    Then in 2006 my daughter was going into middle school, so I thought I should get it for her to use for research, etc.

    I had her 'teach' me how to navigate around the net....and now I don't know how I lived without it for so long! :D
     
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    And the USA has gone downhill for the last 20 years.
    Coincidence?
     
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    It's only 20 years old?

    Children's Books OnLine: the Rosetta Project's website (which began under a different handle) will be 16 years olds in August.

    We saw the dot.com madness come and go and somehow we still survived.

    Wanna know how?

    NO DEBT!
     
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    Now make faster speeds and bring back unlimited data plans for phones.
     
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    When we lived in Northen VA I thought I could not live without the internet. I shopped for my grocieries and paid my bills etc.

    When we moved back home to souther WV no internet here except for dial up. We did without for years and learned to go to the bank, write checks to pay bills, order from catalogs.

    Lately we have been using Hughesnet I bought the wife an ipod and she wanted to download music. I am begining to get back into the swing of online bill paying and shopping.

    I could live with it or without it.
     
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    Coffee Shop......... :eusa_whistle:
     

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