Reply to post: Single Point of Failure?

Internet root keymasters must think they're cursed: First, a dodgy safe. Now, coronavirus upends IANA ceremony


Single Point of Failure?

Wow.. I confess I had no idea.... The internet was supposed to be designed as a system with no single point of failure... yet it appears that this is a disaster waiting to happen. I would not want a modern day luddite that would want to take the whole system down... by... targeting the root node signers.. destroying their keys... and ... what? all of our internet is no longer trusted and falls apart? I clearly do not understand something very basic here... It can not be that one fanatic can destroy the whole of our modern life....

I am certain that I shall be educated on why I am not understanding this in a moment and know more...

I await your comments.

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