[SIGCIS-Members] New Inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame

Brian Berg brianberg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 08:44:23 PDT 2019

Congratulations to these people!

*From: Michiel Leenaars <michiel.ml at nlnet.nl <michiel.ml at nlnet.nl>>Date:
September 27, 2019 23:05:28 JSTTo: farber at gmail.com
<farber at gmail.com>Subject: New inductees in Internet Hall of FameDear
Dave,just announced, the 2019 inductees that joined you in the Internet
Hall of Fame [1]. Eleven new people:   Adiel Akplogan (Africa) advanced the
Internet in Africa and served as founding CEO of the Regional Internet
Registry for Africa   Kimberly Claffy (United States) pioneered the field
of Internet data collection, measurement and analysis   Douglas Comer
(United States) wrote the first series of authoritative textbooks
explaining the scientific principles of the Internet’s design and
communications protocols    Elise Gerich (United States) was instrumental
in the transition of the NSFNET to the modern-day Internet and the
transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions from
stewardship of the U.S.government to a multistakeholder community   Larry
Irving (United States) was a driving force behind the identification of the
Digital Divide in the U.S, igniting global interest in the issue   Dan
Lynch (United States) drove adoption of TCP/IP protocols and played a key
role in driving the Internet towards a commercial network   Jean Armour
Polly (United States)  pioneered free Internet access in public libraries
 José Soriano (Peru) was a leader in bringing the Internet to Peru and
designed a replicable “public Internet” model   Michael Stanton (Brazil)
was instrumental in bringing the Internet to Brazil, and continues to
participate in the design and deployment of scalable optical networks in
South America and around the world   Klaas Wierenga (Netherlands) invented
eduroam, an international Wi-Fi roaming service for academic and research
communities in over 100 countries   Suguru Yamaguchi (Japan) was a
cybersecurity research pioneer and global leader in its deployment; and
founded Asia Pacific broadband Internet research and educational network
project via satellite*

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