Politico | Heh: Al Gore Inducted Into “Internet Hall of Fame”

Written on:April 25, 2012
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Politico | Heh: Al Gore Inducted Into “Internet Hall of Fame”

If you invent the Internet, you should probably get some sort of recognition,  right?

Former Veep Al  Gore is now getting a bit of credit for his infamous 1999 claim that “I took  the initiative in creating the Internet”: He’ll be one of the first inductees  into the Internet Hall of Fame.

The names were announced Monday at the Internet Society’s Global INET 2012  conference in Geneva, Switzerland, and Gore was placed in the “Global  Connectors” category for having “made significant contributions to the global  growth and use of the Internet.”


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