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Weekend Gedankenexperiment - The Kill Switch

----- 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.  :-)

-- jra