Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Jan 2012 20:57 UTC
Internet & Networking The Obama administration has responded to two petitions regarding SOPA, but in true political fashion, the response is 838 words of absolutely nothing at all. Here's a link, but don't complain to me about losing 10 minutes of your life reading this empty drivel. How about taking a stand for once, eh?
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Comment by stestagg
by stestagg on Sat 14th Jan 2012 22:23 UTC
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I hope that the SOPA gets passed with its most draconian parts intact.

When this happens, it'll start a process that ends up with the world using more secure, decentralised technologies (moving away from DNS/CAs/IANA), resulting in a more robust internet.

It may be a bit painful for a few years, but we'll end up in a better place for it.

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RE: Comment by stestagg
by Neolander on Sun 15th Jan 2012 15:07 in reply to "Comment by stestagg"
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The problem is that there will always be physical wires owned by someone with bad intents ;)

Decentralized voluntary wifi networks can be envisioned in big cities, but how well would trans-city and trans-continental connectivity go ?

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