Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 20:17 UTC
Internet & Networking "It's an urban legend that the government launched the Internet. The myth is that the Pentagon created the Internet to keep its communications lines up even in a nuclear strike. The truth is a more interesting story about how innovation happens - and about how hard it is to build successful technology companies even once the government gets out of the way."
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collaborated effort
by robojerk on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 22:57 UTC
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2006-01-10

I always thought the US government initially paid for infrastructure, then used protocol from private companies.

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