[members-discuss] Re: RIPE NCC Position On The ITU IPv6 Group (fwd)

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Mon Mar 1 12:53:49 CST 2010


On Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:04:19 -0600
Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:

> On 3/1/2010 9:55 AM, Adam Waite wrote:
> > 
> >> Hm, I was under the impression that ARPANET was a government run
> >> network...
> >>
> >>   
> > Not since 1992......what you're looking for these days is NIPRnet
> > and SIPRnet, and ESnet, etc, etc, etc.
> > 
> > ARPANET only lives on in reverse dns.....
> 
> And that is only the TLD label.
> 
> Is there still a DARPANET, ARPANET's successor?
> 
> 
Depends on what you mean.  As noted, there are government-only IP
networks, some of which are not connected to the public Internet.
SIPRNET, for example, is the "Secret IP Router Network", for
lightly-classified traffic.


		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb




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