On the control of the Internet.

Bruce Williams williams.bruce at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 20:13:54 CDT 2010


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?

Yes, Joe, the ARPANET fable does lives on.

Bruce Williams




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