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Englisch Spezialfrage The internet 1 The history of the internet In 1957, the Russians launched the first artificial satellite, which was called Sputnik. This event flamed up the cold war, because the United States was near hysterics thinking of that metal ball orbiting the globe overhead. But president D. Eisenhower and the U.S. didn t want the Russians to own outer space without a fight. So the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) was initiated within the Department of Defense (DoD) to establish U.S. lead in science and technology applicable to the military. The ARPA focused specially on the development of the at that time fledgling computer technology. In this case the agency realized, that computers needed greater capability to interact with each other. In 1961 the first ...

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