Ireland’s real net pioneer

ICANN logoDennis Jennings imageMeet the Irishman whose key decisions in the Eighties led to the web as we know it today Dennis Jennings has been appointed to the board of ICANN, and the Irish Independent has a profile on Dennis, talking about his background and the background to the internet in Ireland: When people think of the founding fathers of the internet, they think of inventors such as Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf who created TCP/IP protocols that the internet runs on, as well as creator of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee. Few realise that it was an Irishman whose strategic decision in the Eighties with the US National Science Foundation (NST) that led to the creation of the internet as we know it. To read the Irish Independent’s profile on Dennis Jennings, see