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Spring1999 cover image
Volume 16
Number 1
60 pages
Spring1999 back cover image
Quote: "We already are seeing the first wave of deliberate cyber attacks - hackers break into government and business computers, stealing and destroying information, raiding bank accounts, running up credit card charges, extorting money by threats to unleash computer viruses." - President Bill Clinton, the most powerful man on earth, declaring war on hackers in a speech at the National Academy of Sciences, 1/22/99.
Notes: This issue is dedicated to the memory of Walter. August, 1985 to March, 1999.

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Synopsis Discusses the structure of the Internet, including the backbone, POPs (Points of Presence), NAPs (Network Access Point) and MAEs (Metropolitan Area Exchanges).
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Page 20
Pages 2 and a third
In Best of 2600 book? Yes, page 302, Section 2 (The 1990s: The World Discovers Hackers), Chapter 9 (The Computer Revolution)

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Internet A global system of interconnected computer networks that interchange data by packet switching using the standardized Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP).    (more..)