Dorothy M. Hartman , a retired science teacher and CEO of ABFY Sellers Group alleges that she is the inventor of Internet 2 or the modern day Internet .
The Inventor alleges that the invention of Internet 2 began with her submission of three proposals to the United States Federal Government through the Small Business Innovation Research Program . She presented proposals to the U.S. Small Business Administration first in March 1990 and later to the Benjamin Franklin Technology Center and to the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce . Proposals presented to each of these organizations were ultimately viewed by the National Science Foundation which determined funding .
Below is a 30-page copy of one of her proposals – this one submitted to the PA. Department of Commerce in 1990 .