7 Keys To Reboot The Internet

7 Keys To Reboot The Internet
technology

Seven people have been chosen to protect the Internet should the world fall victim to cyber-terrorism.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 29 july 2010

Seven people have been chosen to protect the Internet should the world fall victim to cyber-terrorism.  Stationed in the US, the UK, Trinidad, Tobago, China, the Czech Republic and Canada, the chosen ones have each been entrusted with a cryptographic key.  Devised by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, when activated alongside at least five other keys within the undisclosed US location the ‘root service key’ is created, capable of signing the ROOT zone, essential to the functioning of the Internet.

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