On the night of 20 December 2000, a twenty-year-old student had this idea: “I want to give everyone a place to stake their claim on the Internet.” Thus Altervista hit the web.
Sharing our thoughts online is taken for granted, nowadays. Eighteen years ago, at the beginning of the Internet, it wasn’t. Google was in its early years, Facebook and YouTube long before coming, and the phones were intended to make and receive calls. Sharing on the web was for few.