[discuss] we need to fix what may be broken
Louis Pouzin (well)
pouzin at well.com
Wed Apr 16 00:33:02 UTC 2014
The internet architecture was designed 40 years ago.
It was an experimental system. It still is.
Temple guardians die hard.
We need a new architecture, at last.
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On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:29 AM, S Moonesamy <sm+1net at elandsys.com> wrote:
> Hi Carlos,
> At 14:47 15-04-2014, Carlos A. Afonso wrote:
>> A bit more than six years passed, and what we see? Relevant and
>> frightening examples of the frailty of the current "governance" or
>> coordination model of the network -- mostly in the expert hands basically
>> of the I* group of entities and forums, which goes beyond just names,
>> numbers and protocols, and badly in need of fixing (and I assume that the
>> fix in general will involve more than just technical coordination measures):
>> - The net was revealed as incredibly vulnerable by the revelations on NSA
>> surveillance, and we discovered that the NIST was at cahoots with the NSA
>> in "backdooring" the cryptographic systems.
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