When desktop computers first appeared, it was thought by some that TCP was too massive and complex to run on a private pc. David Clark and his analysis group at MIT got down to show that a compact and easy implementation of TCP was potential.
The NSFNet expanded into educational and analysis organizations in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan in 1988–9. Although other network protocols corresponding to UUCP had global reach nicely earlier than this time, this marked the start of the Internet as an intercontinental community.
The overreaching definitions of the 2 principal title areas within the Internet, the Internet Protocol handle (IP address) space and the Domain Name System (DNS), are directed by a maintainer group, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The technical underpinning and standardization of the core protocols is an exercise of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), a non-profit group … Read More