Securing the Network
F. Scott Yeager and the
Rise of the Commercial Internet
Scott Yeager's pioneering journey in multiple realms has evolved from Fiber Optics to new services and new conventions that have become defacto standards. Now the focus is on IOWN.ME which is how people self-attest they Own, Control and can Monetize their digital self with a Declaration Certificate. The concept of owning your digital identity is deeply rooted in his 30+ years as an innovator where he co-developed MAE East to enable the commercial Internet to evolve free of the US Government owned NSF Network, leaving a lasting impact on the internet's shape and functionality. He stands as a trailblazer responsible for the following pivotal milestones:
MAE-East Co-Creator (1992): Serving as a co-creator of the "Metropolitan Area Exchange, East" (MAE-East) in 1992, Scott Yeager played a pivotal role in commercializing the Internet, making it more accessible to the world in collaboration with Rick Adams of UUNET who recruited PSI Net and others in the first peering relationships.
Today, Scott Yeager's legacy continues with IOWN.ME, a groundbreaking platform focused on owning your digital identity. Explore this remarkable journey and the history of the development of the Commercial Internet in Nathan Gregory's biographical account. For more information on Scott Yeager's latest venture, visit IOWN.ME to discover how he is reshaping the concept of digital identity ownership.