Script kiddies to be tried as adults

Yours truly in the tweetstream, yesterday:

Supposedly, a spammer has declared DDoS on a blacklister, which is kinda like calamari saying “Look at the squid!”

It was, of course, a bit more complicated than that, and Bill Quick dubs it Geek War:

In the not too distant future, mass interruptions of cloud and other digital connectivity is going to be treated with the same tender mercy that deliberate mass interruptions of air, water, and food are today.

Because, yes, continuous bandwidth will become that important to health and life.

He may well be right. For now, though, the hardest hit are likely to be Netflix customers.

1 comment

  1. Charles Pergiel »

    28 March 2013 · 3:23 pm

    “… be treated with the same tender mercy …”. You mean it will be on the news, and there will be film at 11?

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