How Internet Time’s Fifteen Minutes Of Fame Ran Out - “‘Internet Time,’ said Mr. Paquin, was something that Netscape marketers began offering as a window into the company and its new world. People ate it up. It may have been one of the first instances of a tech company marketing a form of Internet Exceptionalism. That’s the notion that the Internet is a wholly new place where none of the old rules apply. That idea, of course, became the central tenet of the subsequent Internet bubble, and eventually ended up costing a lot of people a lot of money.”