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  1. “A worldwide computer switchboard”!

    “The electronic scream” – To describe the analog modem’s connection noise. :)

  2. Sometime after 1992.

    alt.politics.clinton was one of the newsgroups that flashed across the screen.

    … and notice that the feds were considering “regulation” from the beginning.

  3. the most distressing thing I saw was that even back then there was a usenet channel for Rush Limbaugh. :p

    First net adventure here: 1990 with Netscape 1.0.

    I think this is probably from 1989. No graphical browser do I see. EGA and Mono screens.

  4. eh, my memory sux. Yeah, I guess a bit later than 90. I dont know how much. Netscape beta was out not far after that, so it can’t be too advanced.

  5. Al Gore worked so hard to bring us the Internet and yet no mention of him in the broadcast?! Those Canadian journalists ought to be ashamed, they ought to.

  6. “Al Gore worked so hard to bring us the Internet and yet no mention of him in the broadcast?!”

    That’s right, Daniel. Al Gore was so pissed that he didn’t get credit for inventing the Internet that he invented global warming.

  7. >> “not a lot of cursing or swearing or personal cuts””¦..what internet was he using?

    He was using the Canadian Internet (they’re all so polite, dont ya know)… and this footage was from Feb 2006. That newsgroup was actually for Rush’s obscure B-side “Limbaugh”, but that’s another post…