Happy 30th Birthday, Internet!

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You probably would have never known it, but Tuesday the internet celebrated its 30th birthday.

It was in Jan. 1, 1983 when “packet-switching” began, a, then, new method of linking computers — which would eventually pave the way for the World Wide Web.

Not to get all geeky on you, the idea of a network began much earlier — in the late 1960s, in fact.

But, the new internet protocol system was officially switched 30 years ago, which is considered the beginning of what we now know as the internet.

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