Steve Crocker

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Steve Crocker

Name: Steve Crocker

Born: October 15, 1944, Pasadena, California, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Inventor of the Request for Comments series, writing the very first RFC and numerous others.
  • Chair of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN.
  • Helped create the ARPANET protocols which were the foundation for today's Internet.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Internet Award.


"Usenet is the last uncensored mass medium."