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20 People Who Changed Tech: The Internet Pioneers
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ANON1252587147361
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ANON1252587147361,
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7/8/2013 | 7:41:10 PM
re: 20 People Who Changed Tech: The Internet Pioneers
Telenet was sold to GTE. GTE Telenet was combined with GTE Sprint and assets of United Telecom to become US Sprint. When GTE sold their share of US Sprint to United Telecom, United Telecom renamed the entire company Sprint. Verizon has never owned any part of Telenet.
OtherJimDonahue
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7/8/2013 | 8:15:44 PM
re: 20 People Who Changed Tech: The Internet Pioneers
Interesting series, Howard.

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Thomas Claburn
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7/9/2013 | 7:07:10 PM
re: 20 People Who Changed Tech: The Internet Pioneers
How about Douglas Engelbart, who just passed away?
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7/9/2013 | 9:22:50 PM
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Excellent hsitory and personal commentary on the figures at the roots of the Internet. It seems so long ago, but wasn't. Charlie Babcock, senior writer, IW
Shane M. O'Neill
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7/11/2013 | 1:21:47 PM
re: 20 People Who Changed Tech: The Internet Pioneers
Great story, and an under-reported part of U.S. history. The peer-to-peer, collaborative nature of the journey resonates. It would be a great movie, if done right.


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