The Federal Networking Council (FNC) agrees that the
following language reflects our definition of the term
refers to the global information system that --
logically linked together by a globally unique address
space based on the Internet Protocol (IP) or its subsequent
able to support communications using the Transmission
Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite or
its subsequent extensions/follow-ons, and/or other IP-compatible
uses or makes accessible, either publicly or privately,
high level services layered on the communications and
related infrastructure described herein.
Networking Council, October 24, 1995.