Relcom

Relcom

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. RELCOM or Relcom, an acronym for "RELiable COMmunications" is a computer network in Russia. It was launched in the Soviet Union on August 1, 1990 in the Kurchatov Institute in collaboration with DEMOS co-operative. It became one of the very first Russian computer networks and its development led to emerging of the Runet. Initially it was purely e-mail network based on the UUCP protocol. During the Soviet coup attempt of 1991 the Relcom network was used to spread news about the event worldwide while the coup perpetrators were trying to suppress mass media activity through the KGB.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Utilpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136286505
  • 9786136286501