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Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch
- Subject: Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch
- From: jra at baylink.com (Jay Ashworth)
- Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 17:18:17 -0500 (EST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nick Hilliard" <nick at foobar.org>
> Subject: Re: Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch
> On 07/02/2011 21:53, Josh Smith wrote:
> > I agree that setting up "local" connectivity between the folks in my
> > neighborhood wouldn't be too much of a challenge. Getting anything
> > much beyond that up and running would be a stretch.
> I can't help noticing some irony in seeing one nanog thread about
> working around a supposed government internet kill switch by using wireless
> transmission kit, and another about the US Navy reputedly trashing
> connectivity in an entire country by, uh, jamming wireless
> transmission links.
Irony != coincidence.
One is the government interrupting communications, and the other one
is ... the government interrupting communications.
Oh look: those even came out in the same character positions. :-)