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Clinton Pushes Internet Initiative

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Science  18 Oct 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5286, pp. 335
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5286.335b


Lawler, Andrew President Bill Clinton last week pledged a sharp increase in funding for a fledgling high-speed computer network that will allow researchers to bypass the overcrowded Internet. He promised to request $100 million in his 1998 budget for a project called the very high speed Backbone Network Service--if he is reelected