Internet Kill Switch.

Franck Martin franck at
Fri Jun 18 05:14:24 UTC 2010

CNN ran a mock up attack to the USA infrastructure with some reps of the government.

The stuff was flawed in many ways, but I think the outcome of it, after each representative of the government arguing what the president can do and cannot do, was to solve the issue, the infrastructure providers needed to be involved, and asked "nicely" to help fix the problem, and not raided with a kill switch threat...or army personnel taking over all the knobs...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Sheldon" <LarrySheldon at>
To: nanog at
Sent: Sunday, 18 July, 2010 5:07:34 PM
Subject: [SPAM]  Re: Internet Kill Switch.

On 7/17/2010 23:59, Larry Sheldon wrote:



"The federal government would have “absolute power” to shut down the
Internet ... figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide
web ..."  [Web = Internet]

Jay Rockefeller:  “Would it had been better if we’d have never invented
the Internet?”   [Is thid pile on Al Gore Month?]

"The largest Internet-based corporations are seemingly happy with the

Somebody should have said:
A democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner.

Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting
the vote.

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