@ > Since this research is not funded by the U.S. Government's
@ > National Science Foundation (NSF) it may not be considered
@ > by some to be valid or of any value. No matter where you
@ > stand on that issue, you should at least know that it
@ > exists.
@ The NSF has funded a lot of good network research. However, you
@ might want to look at some of the research funded by some other
@ organizations as well. Perhaps, DARPA. Hint: think "ARPANET."
Yes, the U.S. Government has funded its share of "network research".
Some people have learned to "steer" (manipulate?) the U.S. Government
agencies in a direction that suits their personal and corporate needs.
This ensures their success because most people follow the U.S.
Government's lead no matter how good or bad the technology or