This exists: A ‘kill switch’ for the Internet

Should President Obama be the one to shut down the Internet in the event of a cybersecurity emergency? Sen. Joe Lieberman, chairman of the U.S. Homeland Security committee, thinks so. His proposed legislation would allow the President broad emergency powers over the Internet in times of national emergency, including the ability to shut down the Internet with a “kill switch,” reports the Daily Mail . A sustained terrorist attack on multiple cities would be considered a national emergency as wo…

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