CSCD 330 Homework 1
Establishing Communications

Due: April 7th, 2017

This first assignment is to test out your email and make sure we can communicate with each other. I also want to see how well you can write. There is a rumor that CS students don't know how to write in English ... just code. And, the final purpose of this assignment is to see if you can follow directions. Read the tasks below and carry out the written instructions.

1. Send me an email using your preferred email address.
Subject line should read: CSCD 330 - Homework 1.
Use the following email:

2. Attach a picture of yourself to the reply.

3. In the body of the email, answer the following questions to the best of your ability

  1. Include your first and last name.
  2. What is the purpose of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)?
  3. Who invented the Internet? Hint: Probably not Al Gore
  4. Which large cable company / ISP has been accused of filtering Internet traffic?
  5. What kinds of traffic are they accused of filtering?
  6. Who founded CISCO,what year was it founded and what was their first product?
  7. Who is Vint Cerf and where does he currently work? What is his job title?
  8. Who was Aaron Swartz ? Provide a few facts about his life