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SEC and Homeland Security need Web backup

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posted on Oct, 26 2009 @ 11:22 PM
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SEC and Homeland Security need Web backup


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Securities exchanges have a sound network back-up if a severe pandemic keeps people home and clogging the Internet, but the Homeland Security Department has done little planning, Congressional investigators said on Monday.

The department does not even have a plan to start work on the issue, the General Accountability Office said.

But the Homeland Security Department accused the GAO of having unrealistic expectations of how the Internet could be managed if millions began to telework from home at the same time as bored or sick schoolchildren were playing online, suck
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posted on Oct, 26 2009 @ 11:22 PM
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This is talking about privite internet providers getting goverment permission to block websites on the false pretext of making sure that trading can continue. I really don't like the sounds of that not mattter what. Who's to say they don't just cut of internet acces whenever they feel like it. Just a interesting article that people have actually gave this a thought.

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