How anti-NSA backlash could fracture the Internet along national borders - The Washington Post
jimpop at gmail.com
Sat Nov 2 19:44:00 UTC 2013
On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Matthew Petach <mpetach at netflight.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 3:06 PM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> > In article <ee045d19-797d-4346-8793-b854e528f813 at email.android.com> you
>> > write:
>> >>The balkanizing of the Net?
>> >> >>http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/11/01/how-anti-nsa-backlash-could-fracture-the-internet-along-national-borders/
>> > I expect we'll hear lots of pontification, quietly fading away when
>> > someone explains to the pontificators just how expensive it would be
>> > to do what they want, and ask where the money is coming from.
>> > It would be swell if Brazil routed its Internet traffic somewhere
>> > other than Miami, for purely technical reasons of resilience and
>> > shorter routes. But that would require a cable to other places
>> > (Africa and Europe.) They can do that any time, so long as they pay
>> > for it.
>> I can't be the only one to have been following this 12.8TB of neat-o-ness:
>> -Jim P.
> I wince for the copy-editor that missed the typo
> in this headline:
Yeah. I reported that to them over the Summer... hopefully their cable
laying crew is more attentive to detail. ;-)
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