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17 news items

Grist

Grist
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:56:15 -0800

The future changed when Al Gore persuaded Congress to pass the High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991 (aka “The Gore Bill“) and it changed again in 1992, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota that a ...

Brave New Coin

Brave New Coin
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:52:30 -0700

eCommerce only took off with the introduction of the High-Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991, as well as efforts from Congress to remove regulatory constraints, allowing heavy investments in the internet technology. “Bitcoin has been ...
 
ZDNet
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 04:17:21 -0700

In honor of the Presidential Center dedication, ZDNet Government is proud to present Part 2 of our exclusive, 4-part in-depth special report on the George W. Bush Presidential Center and the 200 million email archive project.

ExtremeTech

ExtremeTech
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 04:12:05 -0700

Mosaic was a free-for-non-commercial-use graphical browser developed by Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina, with funding from Al Gore's High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991 (yes, this is the basis of the Al Gore invented the internet ...

Apple Insider

Apple Insider
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 06:34:20 -0700

The third are the data conduits that support the Internet, funded by former Vice President Al Gore's High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991. Gore's promotion of an "Information Superhighway" became a key platform issue in President ...

MinnPost.com

MinnPost.com
Tue, 21 May 2013 03:04:06 -0700

"Senator Albert Gore, Jr. began to craft the High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991 (commonly referred to as "The Gore Bill") after hearing the 1988 report toward a National Research Network submitted to Congress by a group chaired ...

Mashable

Mashable
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 16:22:30 -0800

Gore certainly had a hand in nurturing the Internet's growth while serving in Congress; he introduced the "High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991" (HPCA). Better known as the "Gore Bill," the law provided for a massive improvement on ...

TIME

TIME
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 07:31:54 -0700

What Al Gore did was create the "High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991", which brought the "internet" out of the US military, and higher education... to Businesses and the Consumer. You wouldn't be reading this message without Al ...
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