[cap-talk] Capabilities and Freedom vs. Safety
James A. Donald
jamesd at echeque.com
Sat Jul 21 03:56:10 EDT 2007
Stiegler, Marc D wrote:
> Well, we disagree about whether it is ridiculous :-) In a world where
> you can rent a spambot for $3/month, "any substantial number" has to
> number in the hundreds of millions to significantly diminish DOS
> attacks. Tens of millions, which sounds like a substantial number, is
> just not enough to make a difference. The obvious real solution -- also
> not currently feasible in the marketplace, so who cares? -- is
> application of agoric principles to the Internet public commons.
What is that?
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