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So, Who Really Did Invent the Internet?


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Vinton Cerf

Vinton Cerf co-invented TCP/IP, the fundamental communications protocol of the Internet.

Credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Gordon Crovitz of the Wall Street Journal's editorial page reopens the ancient debate over who invented the Internet with a column Monday calling out the notion that it was the government as an "urban legend." And while I'm gratified in a sense that he cites my book about Xerox PARC, "Dealers of Lightning," to support his case, it's my duty to point out that he's wrong.

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