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Developing to crisis

In the course of the years, real Internet services were introduced to Germany, and it became clear, that financing by only one service provider all the time was not the right way to proceed.

As the major part of the Internet at that point of time was the academic community, the academic service provider was invited to take part in the financing of NIC services, still run by the University of Dortmund.

After some struggling about the terms and conditions of this, the DE-NIC funding was secured for the next year by the DFN Verein, the service provider focusing on the academic community.

Andreas Schachtner
Fri Apr 28 15:28:39 MET DST 1995