Sunday, January 30, 2011

Kill Bill

It's back ...
Legislation granting the president internet-killing powers is to be re-introduced soon to a Senate committee, the proposal’s chief sponsor told on Friday.
And it's as stupid and lame as it was the last time.
An example, the aide said, would require infrastructure connected to “the system that controls the floodgates to the Hoover dam” to cut its connection to the net if the government detected an imminent cyber attack.
The Hoover Dam is on the internet

We don't need a kill switch to prevent a DOS on the Hoover Dam.  We need take the Hoover Dam off the internet.

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