Acronym: Not A Number
A mathematically impossible number. For example, x/0.
Acronym: Neighborhood Area Network
Homes in a small area connected by wireless. This type of network is resistant to both attack and monitoring because it is a completely separate network unlike the Internet where interconnectivity can allow eavesdropping.
- Slashdot – Deploying License-Free Wireless Wide-Area Networks (http://books.slashdot.org/books/03/07/10/1455238.shtml)
- Slashdot – RIAA Moves Against College-Network Fileswapping (http://yro.slashdot.org/yro/03/04/03/2312220.shtml)
TakeDown.NET -> “NAN”