Jon Postel - "God of the internet"

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    Obituary post on RFC's by Vint Cerf:

    Jon Postel (1943 - 1998), For 3 decades RFC Editor, Involvement in protocols that made The Internet possible, protocols like SMTP & TCP/IP are very much a part of The Modern Internet. He also the founder of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Then later, a key figure in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

    "An Internet Pioneer!"

    Jonathan Bruce Postel.

    a.k.a "God Of The Internet" by the media.


    "The Internet should not be managed by any government, national or multinational."

    "Group discussion is very valuable; group drafting is less productive."

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