On the control of the Internet.

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sun Jun 13 20:21:07 CDT 2010



On 06/13/2010 06:13 PM, Bruce Williams wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:
>>> Generally speaking, it will be treated as damage and routed around.
>>
>> That fable only really stands a chance when the damage is accidental; in
>> the case where such "damage" is being deliberately inflicted, particularly
>> by government, it gets more complicated.  A lot of the 'net is a little
>> more centralized than it ought to be in order to allow the "routed around"
>> concept to work successfully.
>>
>> ... JG
> 
> BTW, I forget, when was the original ARPANET spec of surviving a
> nuclear war tested? I mean, we do know what would happen, right?

Paul baran's rand paper was on survivable networks. The arpanet was not
that network.

> Yes, Joe, the ARPANET fable does lives on.
> 
> Bruce Williams
> 
> 




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