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Internet & Networking "Long before the coming of the World Wide Web, the Minitel provided a sort of internet-in-one-country. Long before Facebook, Google or Twitter - millions of French people went 'online' daily to search for information, to book their holidays, chat to strangers or seek cheap (or not so cheap) sexual thrills."
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RE[2]: Comment by Laurence
by zima on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 22:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Laurence"
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Although partly on the border, CERN is actually in geneva which is in switzerland, not France.

Though the CERN building in which the web was born is, in fact, in France ;)

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