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A British computer expert has been entrusted with part of a digital key, to help restart the internet in the event of a major catastrophe.
Paul Kane talked to Eddie Mair on Radio 4's PM programme about what he might be called upon to do in the event of an international online emergency.
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Seems like a nice "theatrical" measure being involved in BC/DR activities myself in my line of work.
In reality there are many other ways to restore these DNS servers I imagine. And unless they've killed the techies making this DNS SECROOT key it seems very idiotic to say the least.