Internet Turns 40 With Birthday Party

Web stars honor ‘Net’s creator in L.A.

Last Updated: October 30, 2009 @ 6:16 AM

Technology stars, pundits, and entrepreneurs joined the Internet’s father on Thursday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his culture-changing child.

"It’s the 40th year since the infant Internet first spoke," said University of California, Los Angeles, professor Leonard Kleinrock, who headed the team that first linked computers online in 1969.

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