In 1995, as many as 42 percent of adults in the U.S. hadn't heard of the Internet. Another 21 percent knew it had something to do with computers, but not much more than that. Just 14 percent of adults were online that year, mostly with snail-paced, dial-up modem connections. How times have changed. See how much you know about the history of the Web.
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