Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch

Brandon Butterworth brandon at rd.bbc.co.uk
Fri Feb 4 02:48:40 CST 2011

> An armed FBI special agent shows up at your facility and tells your ranking
> manager to "shut down the Internet".

a) you give them the crystals and warn that in isolation they can
   be unstable so drive slow


b) you give them the internet to take away


c) you point to egypt and tell them the kill switch is there, just
   turn it to a higher setting than their government used

> What do you do when you get home to put it back on the air

Are you crazy, they'll then know where else to visit. This is a trap.


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