NSFNET button

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1/4 x 2 1/4 2 1/4 in.
Manufacturer
NSFNET
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
E1167

NSFNET inspired existing academic networks to join the Internet. A major addition was England’s pioneering JANET (Joint Academic Network), which linked British schools. NFSNET grew quickly, and served as a transition between the military-funded ARPANET and the commercial Internet.