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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2000 - 2005   |   Theme: Computers & Society


2000The Size of the Internet in 2000 2000
The front cover of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig.
Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace
March 10, 2000
The Netscape logo
Climax of the Dot-Com Bubble
September 2000There are 20,000,000 Websites on the Internet. December 28, 2000Safeguarding Internet Security in China 2001
Lawrence Lessig
The Future of Ideas: The Fate of Commons in a Connected World
Steven Spielberg
The Film: "A. I. Artificial Intelligence"
2001Foundation of the Oxford Internet Institute January 15, 2001
The Wikipedia logo
The Wikipedia Begins
March 5, 2001
The Napster logo
An Injunction Against Napter to Prevent Trading of Copyrighted Music
2002The Size of the Internet in 2002 2002
Steven Spielberg
"Minority Report": The Movie
September 2002Google News, a Free News Aggregator, Begins 2003
The University of California Berkeley logo
How Much Information?
Linden Lab logo
"Second Life" is Launched
2003The First Attempt to "Establish the Geneology of the Computer as an Expressive Medium" in a Single Volume April 14, 2003HIPAA: Privacy of Medical Records, Goes into Effect August 2003
Brad Greenspan
MySpace is Founded
December 10 – December 12, 2003
World Summit on the Information Society logo
The World Summit on the Information Society
December 16, 2003
President George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States
The First U.S. Standards for Sending Commercial E-Mail
2004800,000,000 People are Using the Internet 20042,350,000 U.S. Students in Online Learning February 4, 2004
Mark Zuckerberg
May 2004There are 50,000,000 Websites on the Internet November 2004
The Pew Internet and American Life Project logo
8,000,000 U.S. Blogs
2005Use of Internet in China in 2005 2005
The cover art for From Gutenberg to the Internet: A Sourcebook on the History of Information Technology by Jeremy Norman
"From Gutenberg to the Internet"
Richard Louv
"Last Child in the Woods" : Exploration of Nature Versus Exposure to Media in Childhood
February 2005
The YouTube logo
"Broadcast Yourself" : YouTube is Founded
April 14, 2005
Xiao Qiang
Development and State Control of the Chinese Internet
August 4 – August 8, 2005
The Wikimedia logo
Wikimania!: The First International Wikimedia Conference Takes Place
November 2, 2005
Wolfgang von Kempelen
The Amazon Mechanical Turk
November 9, 2005
Mitchell Kapor
Massively Distributed Collaboration