The ARPANET, a project of the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of Defense, developed the technology that became the foundation for the Internet at this site from 1970 to 1975.Leading local news sources ARLnow and bArlington have reported that the Internet was invented in Arlington. Yes, and more precisely, in Rosslyn. You can count on the Ode Street Tribune to headline the crucial facts.
Our Man in Arlington of the Falls Church News-Press airs some doubts about whether the Internet was invented in Arlington. According to a special Ode Street Tribune survey, 100% of persons surveyed believe without a doubt that the Internet was invented in Rosslyn. The Tribune believes that leaves no doubt about the matter.