Posts Tagged ‘DNSSEC’

Is there really a key to reboot the net?

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

This doesn’t seem very efficient at all; one of the key-holders is located in Bath, UK, yet the reboot center is located in the USA?

Sort of. Meet one of the seven trusted individuals who can fix the internet in the event of a major catastrophe

It sounds like a Fellowship of the Ring for the internet age – a carefully chosen alliance of technology warriors, safeguarding a mythical key that could one day shut down the internet. According to yesterday’s news reports, these keyholders will share responsibility for “rebooting the web” in the event of a catastrophic global meltdown.