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Stupid smart people want to scrap internet

Posted by kiwiscanfly on April 16, 2007

How can these people be so stupid, yet be university researchers? Don’t they have their own internet 2?
clipped from kutv.com

The Internet May Eventually Be Scrapped

By Anick Jesdanun – AP Internet Writer




NEW YORK –
Although it has already taken nearly four decades to get this far in building the Internet, some university researchers with the federal government’s blessing want to scrap all that and start over.

The idea may seem unthinkable, even absurd, but many believe a “clean slate” approach is the only way to truly address security, mobility and other challenges that have cropped up since UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock helped supervise the first exchange of meaningless test data between two machines on Sept. 2, 1969.

The Internet “works well in many situations but was designed for completely different assumptions,” said Dipankar Raychaudhuri, a Rutgers University professor overseeing three clean-slate projects. “It’s sort of a miracle that it continues to work well today.”

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