The Big Pentagon Internet Mystery Now Partially Solved
After weeks of wonder by the networking community, the Pentagon has now provided a very terse explanation for what it’s doing.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
BOSTON (AP) — A very strange thing happened on the internet the day President Joe Biden was sworn in. A shadowy company residing at a shared workspace above a Florida bank announced to the world’s computer networks that it was now managing a colossal, previously idle chunk of the internet owned by the U.S. Department of Defense. That real estate has since more than quadrupled to 175 million addresses — about 1/25th the size of…