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Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Original post made on Mar 28, 2011

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology behind the Arpanet, a precursor to the modern Internet.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 28, 2011, 9:47 AM

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Posted by Joe
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm

RIP, Paul .. the world will miss you, but will forever be blessed by your work.


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