OT: (was Re: Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch)

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Fri Feb 4 17:14:27 CST 2011


On Fri, 2011-02-04 at 14:27 -0800, Matthew Petach wrote:
> As has been noted previously, it's all about your frame of
> reference.  If the US is removed from the Internet, it does not
> mean the Internet stops working; from the perspective of the
> rest of the world, the Internet is still there.

Many years ago, there was a headline in the London Times:

   "Fog In Channel, Europe Cut Off"

Regards, K.

PS: Might be an apocryphal story :-)

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