Phys .org: The internet is surprisingly fragile, crashes thousands of times a year, and no one is making it stronger

Phys .org: The internet is surprisingly fragile, crashes thousands of times a year, and no one is making it stronger. “Given it is mission-critical for much of the world’s economic and social life, shouldn’t the net be designed to withstand not just minor hiccups but also major catastrophes, and to prevent small problems turning into much bigger ones? Governing bodies such as the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) have long warned of the risk of such cascading incidents in causing systemic internet failure. Yet the internet remains worryingly fragile.”

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