Depending on how you calculate it, the Web has been around for between 15 and 17 years--which makes it old enough to ask for the car keys, but still an awkward teenager growing toward maturity. Yet it already has a long and storied history (and some prehistory). We've decided to chronicle its 15 greatest moments here.
Stories by Daniel Tynan
There's an abyss waiting for unwary IT managers; it's populated with traps and snags and there are no soft landings. Dan Tynan eases the way
Antispam activist Ron Guilmette was just trying to make the Net a little less friendly to unsolicited e-mail. But when he added hundreds of Verio Inc. Internet addresses to his Monkeys.com list, he roused the ire of the Web-hosting giant.
'Consumer rating systems can be prone to bias due to determined people's ability to spoof them.' --Julie Ward