Vint doesn't believe encryption is the solution to spamming, or Hollywood is right, or that the Internet now is perfect. Although, he is giving a hand to make it better. For instance, the IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) design which will allow trillions of addresses to be linked. In this exciting edition of Larry's World, learn more about the so-called 'father of the Internet,' without whom you may not have been reading this.
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Vint Cerf is commonly referred to as the "father of the Internet" for the design of which he credits Herbert Zimmerman and Louis Pouzin (designer of the CYCLADES network) with important influences. Vint holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Stanford University and Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from UCLA. He is the senior vice president of Technology Strategy for MCI and serves as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
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