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Re: Whoa; the 3 network?

  • From: Eric Germann
  • Date: Tue Dec 23 14:57:27 1997

At 10:27 AM 12/23/97 -0800, Michael Dillon wrote:
>On Tue, 23 Dec 1997, Adam Rothschild wrote:
>> Funky discovery...  question is, why does GE need such massive addr space?
>> :)
>Because they are directly responsible for the existence of the Internet.
>After all, GE invented the light bulb. If not for that we would have had
>no vacuum tubes, thus no transistors, thus no ICs, thus no IMPs, thus no

I didn't know Thomas Edison worked for GE?

>Or maybe its because GE Information Systems ran the largest internet in
>the world until the Internet surpassed it in size a couple of years ago.
>Or maybe they don't. Why don't you ask them why they need it.

ARIN ought to be happy when they get their check for that one!

>Michael Dillon                   -               Internet & ISP Consulting
>             -               E-mail: [email protected]

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