April 30, 1995
Web traffic dominates Internet (April 30, 1995): Six months after Netscape released its browser, Web traffic became the leading type of traffic on the Internet. For example, Web traffic accounted for 21% of the traffic on the National Science Foundation's NSFNET backbone, while the No. 2 usage, File Transfer Protocol, traffic accounted for 14% of the traffic, according to [[xref:http://livinginternet.com.livinginternet.com]] . This was a sign of the rapid adoption of Navigator, which saw 50 million copies distributed in its first two years, according to [[xref: http://www.businessweek.com/archives/1997/b3513001.arc.htm |BusinessWeek| NETSPEED AT NETSCAPE]] .