At 09:42 AM 9/26/00 -0700, Paul Hoffman / VPNC wrote:
Others might have a very different definition of VPN. The "P" in "VPN"
stands for "privacy", which
I thought the word was "private" rather than "privacy". "Private" has two
different meanings, one for shutting out others from seeing, but the other
referring to restricted management, as in being under private control.
Over the public Internet, clearly privacy is an important for some
However the earlier uses of the term VPN simply referred to a network that
was under private administration, but is operated over a public one.