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418 pages, Kindle Edition
First published January 1, 1989
"At first, DARPA's network [the Internet] was simply a testbed to prove computers could be linked together. Since it was seen as an unreliable experiment, universities and laboratories used it, and main stream military people ignored it. After eight years, only a few hundred computers were connected into the Arpanet, but gradually, others were attracted by the network's reliability and simplicity. By 1985 the network directory listed tens of thousands of computers; today, there must be over one hundred thousand."
"Can you identify who's breaking in?"
"One guy uses the pseudonym Hagbard. Another, Pengo."