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Re: Authority over IANA & IP #s was Re:

  • From: Hans-Werner Braun
  • Date: Sat Sep 23 02:09:58 1995

>Sorry to disagree with you Donald  but i have been quite explicitly told 
>that if IANA is under the authority of anyone it is under the authority 
>of NOT DoD NOR NSF but rather the **Advanced Research Projects Agency** 

I assume by some approximation ARPA is to DoD what NCRI is to NSF.
Part of a specific agency. NCRI is home of the NSFNET program. ARPA is
not an independent agency. TCP/IP came clearly out of ARPA, though.