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Media Advisory 07-038

Early Internet Pioneers Meeting This Week to Celebrate NSFNET: "The Partnership that Changed the World"

Event will mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of the modern Internet.

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NSFNET T1 Backbone and Regional Networks, 1991.

This image is a visualization study of inbound traffic measured in billions of bytes on the NSFNET T1 backbone for the month of September 1991. The traffic volume range is depicted from purple (zero bytes) to white (100 billion bytes). It represents data collected by Merit Network, Inc.

Credit: Donna Cox and Robert Patterson, courtesy of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

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