In 1993, Marc Andreessen and Erica Bina made their Mosaic Web browser available to the public. Not only could anyone download it, but it was free for download. There was no cost to users. The web browser allowed people to “Surf” the net through a series of Universal Resource Locators (URL’s). The web is now available to the mass of users including academics and hobbyists that own computers.
For other web significant web browsers, see: