Internet Kill Switch.

Franck Martin franck at genius.com
Fri Jun 18 00:14:24 CDT 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 cox.net>
To: nanog at nanog.org
Sent: Sunday, 18 July, 2010 5:07:34 PM
Subject: [SPAM]  Re: Internet Kill Switch.

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

> http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-bill-gives-obama-kill-switch-to-shut-down-the-internet.html

Highlights:

"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
bill..."


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