Intergalactic Computer Network
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Intergalactic Computer Network can be said to be the first conception of what would eventually become the Internet. The Internet Society has used a short form Galactic Network for the same thing. J.C.R. Licklider used the term at ARPA in 1962, addressing his colleagues as "Members and Affiliates of the Intergalactic Computer Network".
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