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

Antonio Querubin tony at lava.net
Mon Mar 1 13:12:58 CST 2010

On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Owen DeLong wrote:

> On Mar 1, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Adam Waite wrote:

>> Not since 1992......what you're looking for these days is NIPRnet and SIPRnet, and ESnet, etc, etc, etc.

> Um, actually, I would say that in all of those cases, including ARPANET when it existed, you are
> dealing with a government sponsored network rather than a government run network.
> Generally, in each of those cases, the government provides some or all of the money to keep
> the network going, but, has very little to do with dictating policy or operational aspects of the
> network.

I think DISA and DoD would argue about that claim with regard to NIPRNet 
and SIPRNet :)

Antonio Querubin
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