NSF proposes next-generation Internet
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 - :31 AM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has proposed a next-generation Internet with built-in security and functionality that connects all kinds of devices, with researchers challenging the government agency to look at the Internet as a "clean slate."

The NSF's Global Environment for Networking Investigations, or GENI, initiative would include a research grant program and an experimental facility to test new Internet technologies, but the project is not yet funded, said NSF spokesman Richard "Randy" Vines. "It's an idea under consideration," he said.

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