The Next Big Thing: Named-Data Networking

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Sep 5 19:49:17 UTC 2014


On Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:38:13 -0700, Paul Ferguson said:
> The principle questions still stand unanswered:
> 
> What is the motivation for this? What do you gain? Does it create some
> large architectural and performance in efficiency?

How often do the copyright owners on content give a flying fig in a
rolling donut about efficiency if it interferes with being able to
control who accesses the content, and how?

Look at the legislative history of attempts to fix the anti-circumvention
clause of the DMCA so it's not illegal to do technical tricks to access content
you have a legal right to access.  That should tell you all you need to know
about the motivation for this....




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