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    Security Network Ops Dubious About Bush Admin Internet Security Center
    posted by michael on Friday January 31 2003, @04:59PM

    Comments on the Nanog (North American Network Operator Group) mailing list are skeptical about the value of the Bush Administration's planned Internet Monitoring Center. Seems the experts think by the time it knows about an attack, it will be too late for it to do much on its own.



    The Nanog crowd think that what they need is enhanced communications among network operators, not a centralized cop.

     
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    by phoffman@proper.com on Saturday February 01 2003, @09:25AM (#11072)
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    Since when did anyone trust the government (almost *any* national government) to do early detection for non-military events? It is just unrealistic. As a few folks on the NANOG thread point out, a government might be useful in helping step up prevention, but they also might do more harm than good by saying "you should prevent using these mechanisms" and set the bar too low.

    Oh, and what does this have to do with ICANN?...
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