Thursday, December 05, 2002

American researchers invented the Internet. Instant Messaging (ICQ) and the first commercial firewall (Checkpoint) were developed in Israel. Europe hasn't done much in the Internet field, though Scandinavian companies lead the cellular industry.

But here's a (jealous?) European fellow on a technical email list using the now familiar anti-american boilerplate to blame the US for slow changes in the global data network.

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