August 21, 2001 – using a 45 MBs line, Brazil became part of the Internet2, an internet connected to multiple academics. The connection went from Rio de Janerio to Miami Fl. Internet2 member rolls included over 200 higher education institutions, 40 members from industry, 30 research and education network and connector organizations and over 50 affiliate members.
- Windows 95 is released. The official launch date will be on the 24th
- Club Neverdie is running well in Entropia Universe
- MP3.com reaches a settlement on their case with Sony Entertainment Group