Isn’t that how the real internet was started? I will know more in 24 hours but it kind of sounds like a Matrix vs. Zion type of scenario. What happens if someone on the internet calls the deter network? J
SF Chronicle: Building a crash-test Internet. The new test network, called the Cyber Defense Technology Experimental Research Network, or DETER, will contain lots of routers and switches imitating the complexity of the real Net. It won't be nearly as big as the real Internet -- the goal is to eventually hook up 1,000 PCs -- but the researchers hope it will be comparable in behavior.