Is there a Fully Operational Internet Kill Switch and has it been Armed ?

May 10th, 2012 § 1 comment

This is serious issue. Not sure if people outside US are even aware of it.

Is there a Fully Operational Internet Kill Switch and has it been Armed ?

The Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 (S. 3480) is a bill introduced in the United States Senate by Joe Lieberman (Independent Democrat, Connecticut), Susan Collins (Republican Party, Maine), and Tom Carper (Democratic Party, Delaware) on June 10, 2010.

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it’s the old security measure vs. power abuse debate, but this time it’s extreme and about the internet. I am always amazed how something so new and artificial as the internet feels like a proper human right. let’s hope it actually achieves that status before we break it.

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