The Magnificent Seven of the internet – the keyholders…

 

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    The Magnificent Seven of the Global Internet – ICANN – the keyholders who can restart the internet after a natural calamity or an act of terrorism.

    Call them this era’s Magnificent Seven. Seven people around the world hold the keys to the Internet, uniquely charged to restart the global network should a terrorist attack, hacking event or other calamity put it out of commission.

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers developed the plan and chose the seven keyholders, according to a report at NewScientist.com. In the event of a major attack, the keyholders would combine the code they hold to recover the master signing key, necessary to restore the Web servers that power much of the Internet.

    http://fcw.com/articles/2010/07/28/magnificent-seven.aspx

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet

    http://huttriverofnz.blog.co.uk

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