BusinessMicrosoft Gates memos | The Internet Tidal Wave Originally published June 27, 2008 at 12:00 am Updated June 26, 2008 at 8:12 pm Bill Gates put Microsoft on alert that the Internet now has the highest level of importance with this 1995 memo. Share story By Seattle Times staff Source: U.S. Department of Justice Link: http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/cases/exhibits/20.pdf (opens PDF file) Seattle Times staff Email Newsletter Signup Custom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings. Morning Brief Breaking News View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.