Verizon Public Policy on Netflix
randy at psg.com
Sat Jul 12 03:18:03 UTC 2014
>> And, for the record, it's pretty widely acknowledge that "The World"
>> (Barry Shein) was the world's first commercial ISP - offering shell
>> access in 1989, and at some point started offering PPP dial-up
>> services. As I recall, they were a UUnet POP.
> yep. and uunet and psi were hallucinations. can we please not rewrite
> well-known history?
> or are you equating shell access with isp? that would be novel. unix
> shell != internet.
btw, not do denigrate what barry did. a commercial unix bbs connected
to the real internet was significant. the left coasties were doing free
stuff, the well, community memory, ... and barry created a viable bbs
commercial service which still survives (i presume). a significant
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