The first successful message sent over ARPANET was the word “login” on October 29, 1969. Charley Kline, a student at UCLA, sent the message from the university’s SDS Sigma 7 Host computer to the Stanford Research Institute’s SDS 940 Host computer.
This makes Charley Kline the first Internet user!
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