Adobe Flash had humble beginnings in a drawing program called SmartSketch before the onset of WWW. This application was ported to Windows and Mac to create animations that could run on web pages. This new product was called FutureSplash Animator.
For a period of 10 days, IP addresses belonging to the offices within the US House of Representatives were banned from Wikipedia. This was done to restrain the modifications being made to the biographical articles of politicians by their staff on the online free encyclopaedia. [more...]