The US Government Has An Internet Killswitch - And It's None Of Your Business

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  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "The US Government Has An Internet Killswitch - And It's None Of Your Business

    On Monday the Supreme Court declined to hear a petition from the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) that sought to force the Department of Homeland Security to release details of a secret “killswitch” protocol to shut down cellphone and internet service during emergencies.............."

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-...nternet-killswitch-and-its-none-your-business
     
  2. mirimir

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    Other than political rants, it occurs to me that it's best to avoid relying on unreliable services.
     
  3. amarildojr

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    I think so too, but I also think about "how could I know if a service is reliable or not".
     
  4. mirimir

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    I was thinking low-tech. Runners. Or two-way radios.
     
  5. deBoetie

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    This is also the case on the transport and highway systems.

    On your bike.
     
  6. Palancar

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    HAM radio?
     
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