IoT - The end of the internet

Fred Baker fredbaker.ietf at
Wed Aug 10 04:20:57 UTC 2022

> On Aug 9, 2022, at 8:06 PM, Mel Beckman <mel at> wrote:
> Robert Metcalfe, InfoWorld columnist and the inventor of Ethernet, also in 1995:
>  “I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse.”

In 1998 I invited Mr Metcalfe to address the IETF on the collapse of the Internet, which he renewed his prediction of. He declined.

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