Presidental Kill switch for the NET
Senate Bill Would Give President Emergency Control of Internet
Details of a revamped version of the Cybersecurity Act of 2009 show the Senate bill could give the president a "kill switch" on the Internet and allow him to shut out private networks from online access.
My first reaction to that is it's funny.
Iran tried a version of that.
I'd like to know how they plan to do this?
Smells like over kill.
If USA had an Cyber Army, then that would
be the first line of defense, a good offense.
Our paradigm Intel indicates USA has no
such Cyber Army.
A domain where we only have defenses.
A domain on standby for a 'clock cleaning'.
Our Paradigm Intel says USA has a great
offense for Bot Farms, but the control of
the Net is slowly slipping away from the
civilians to the Hackers.
The part about huge funding Awards to
increase security is a concept we have been
pushing for a long time now.
Anybody have a link to the actual Bill?
Hat tip to my bartender.
The bill is missing several points.
#1) It talks about protecting American
web, there is no American web, its
Protecting the American net while the
rest of the worlds Internet has been taken
down is futile.
#2) Its not clear about the awards,
they should be available to the Security