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George Sadowsky Honored with the 2022 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

Longtime Internet champion Dr. George Sadowsky is the 2022 Jonathan B. Postel Service Awardee. Selected for his leadership of the Internet Society Developing Countries Workshops in the 1990s, he helped enable the extension of the Internet to almost all developing countries.

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George Sadowsky Honored with the 2022 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

Longtime Internet champion Dr. George Sadowsky is the 2022 Jonathan B. Postel Service Awardee.
Selected for his leadership of the Internet Society Developing Countries Workshops in the 1990s, he helped ...
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