A brief history of the internet

  title={A brief history of the internet},
  author={Barry M. Leiner and Vinton G. Cerf and David D. Clark and Robert E. Kahn and Leonard Kleinrock and Daniel C. Lynch and Jonathan B. Postel and Lawrence G. Roberts and Stephen S. Wolff},
  journal={Comput. Commun. Rev.},
This paper was first published online by the Internet Society in December 20031 and is being re-published in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review because of its historic import. It was written at the urging of its primary editor, the late Barry Leiner. He felt that a factual rendering of the events and activities associated with the development of the early Internet would be a valuable contribution. The contributing authors did their best to incorporate only factual material into this… 

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