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The Internet was built on Darpanet and so has been per NSA specs from the start.
by rifek on Tue Dec 29th, 2020 at 11:59:57 PM EST
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When the protocols were being discussed in SillyCon Valley in the 80s some of us argued the security needed to be beefed-up, especially the crypto spec.  We also argued against allowing external access to program memory based on our experiences with the BBS in the mid-to-late 70s.  

We lost.

Won't find most of this in the logs because not every discussion at the Wagon Wheel made it into permanent record.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Wed Dec 30th, 2020 at 04:55:22 PM EST
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