Who is the inventor of the internet?

We all know that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and Karl Benz, the automobile. But who invented the internet? Even though we use the internet every day, we don’t widely cite a specific genius behind this innovation. This may be because the internet has been the result of gradual development rather than a flash of inspiration that can be attributed to a single person. But there are definitely some key figures along this path who deserve to be celebrated.
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Many people don’t know who actually invented the internet – do you?
Join us for a whirlwind tour of the history of the internet! more
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Import appointments to update your schedule in the mail.com Organizer

Feel like you’re having déjà vu? You may be slightly right! But for those of you who missed our blog post last week, the mail.com Organizer is a free online calendar accessible to all mail.com users – and an extremely effective productivity tool to manage your daily tasks!
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Import your external calendar to see all your appointments in one place!
As promised, today in part two of our post we’ll show you how to import dates from a Google or Outlook calendar into the Organizer. more
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All your appointments in one place: Synchronize your digital calendars with the Organizer

If you are not familiar with the mail.com Organizer, let us introduce you to this great productivity tool! The mail.com Organizer is a free online calendar accessible anytime and anywhere for mail.com users. It is simple in design and use, yet packed with features that make managing your time a snap!
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Synching your digital calendars with Organizer makes it a snap to keep track of your schedule
And if you have other digital calendars, there is no need to juggle your appointments – we’ll show you how to get everything synchronized. more
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Tired of junk mail? Find out how to blacklist email addresses or domains

When it comes to annoying emails, most of us can identify some repeat offenders in our lives. Maybe it’s junk mail from a store that never seems to get around to taking you off their mailing list, or forwarded jokes from an uncle with way too much time on his hands. But you don’t have to put up with this any longer!
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Use your blacklist to keep out junk mail or other unwanted messages
Use the “blacklist” function to send unwanted messaged straight to your Spam folder. more
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Where did my emails go!? mail.com helps you find them

You’re sure you had an email about last week’s project in a folder, but now it’s nowhere to be found. Or even worse, you know you saw a new email from your grandma, but when you go to your mail.com inbox to look at it, it’s gone!
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Missing mails? Don’t worry – mail.com can solve the mystery
Keep calm and read this blog post – mail.com will show you where to look. more
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What can I do if I have a problem with 2FA?

If you are like a lot of our users, you appreciate the extra security that 2FA gives your email account by requiring a second verification step at login. But what do you do if something goes wrong – like if you no longer have access to the “second factor” because of a problem with the device you use for authentication?
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Problems with 2FA? Your secret key will soon have you smiling again!
Don’t panic – it’s time to use your secret key. more
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Americans see data disclosure by internet companies or authorities as one of biggest threats to data security

  • Majority of U.S. Americans concerned about hacker attacks
  • A quarter worry about burglary and damage to homes
  • Dangerous lack of awareness: More than one in ten respond to spam emails
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What is an email domain and how to choose one

An email address always has the same structure: the user name in front of the @ symbol and a domain name behind it. But what is the email domain all about? And what are your options for customizing the email domain to create a unique email address?
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A unique domain spells an unforgettable email address
Keep reading to get the 411 on email domains! more
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How you can prevent spam – Five easy tricks

No one likes email spam! At best, it is an annoying waste of time; at worst, it can contain harmful malware or hoaxes. But don’t worry, mail.com has got your back, with powerful filters that are highly effective in keeping your inbox a spam-free zone.
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Keep spam emails away from your inbox with these tricks!
But for those rare spam emails that slip through the cracks, check out our list for five ways you can join the fight against spam. more
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Make mail.com your default iPhone email app

You use your mail.com account as your primary email address. You have our Mail App installed on your iPhone or iPad. So did you know that you can now set mail.com as the default email app on Apple devices?
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See how quickly you can make mail.com your iPhone’s default email app!
Find out how – in three easy steps! more
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