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What is a "Latent Network"?

What is a "Latent Network"? In the six years I've been studying and working with networks I've never come across...

the term, I would have to try and answer you by taking the word 'Latent' and feeding it through a dictionary :)

From my discovering I am led to believe that the term "Latent Network" seems to mean a network that is present but not visible or isn't showing any signs of existence.

I would believe that such a term could be used to describe a secure network perhaps; and if the interpretation is correct then a good and simple example could be a network behind a firewall of some type that isn't easily accessible or not accessible at all by any other network.
 

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This was last published in June 2003

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