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Barry Leiner’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech (Posthumous)

presented by Barry Leiner

Barry had a remark­able abil­i­ty to bring togeth­er diverse peo­ple, orga­ni­za­tions, to help make deci­sions and the plans that became the Internet as we know it today.

François Flückiger’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by François Flückiger

CERN is a place where we try and under­stand where the uni­verse comes from. And to do that we need tech­nol­o­gy. This is why we devel­oped the Web.

Richard Stallman’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Richard Stallman

So, thir­ty years ago if you want­ed to get a new com­put­er and use it you had to sur­ren­der your free­dom by installing a user-subjugating pro­pri­etary oper­at­ing sys­tem. So I decid­ed to fix that by devel­op­ing anoth­er oper­at­ing sys­tem and make it free, and it’s called GNU, but most the time you’ll hear peo­ple erro­neous­ly call­ing it Linux.

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