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Re: <nettime> Lori Emerson: What's Wrong With the Internet and How
morlockelloi on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:35:39 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Lori Emerson: What's Wrong With the Internet and How


The Internet *is* it's lowest protocol layers. The ideology and politics are embedded in protocols, and attempts to 'solve' the problem without addressing these fundamental issues are doomed to fail.

Example: the asymmetry of DSL and cable bandwidths in the two directions is built into the link layer, and it was purely political decision, little to do with technology.

On 7/27/15, 11:53, Florian Cramer wrote:

    It seems as if a more apt title for this interview would be "What's
    Wrong With TCP/IP and How We Can Fix It", since the Internet is now
    much more than its lowest protocol layer. - That said, one should make
    all "net neutrality" activists take note of Day's excellent critique of
    this concept.Â


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