The seven keys to the Internet
This isn’t about tips or ideas. There’s now literally seven physical keys to the Internet.
A new DNS security system has been implemented which consists of 7 physical smart cards. If there was an “Internet catastrophe”, these smart cards would be required to “restart” the Internet.
A minimum of five of the seven keyholders – one each from Britain, the U.S., Burkina Faso, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, China, and the Czech Republic – would have to converge at a U.S. base with their keys to restart the system and connect everything once again.
The mind races with a variety of scenarios. No word on whether the cards can be virtualized…