Concerned about the trend of cyber attacks has increased signs, President Obama and his colleagues came up with a draft of paralyzing Internet world system in case of emergency.
Home The Age said Senator Joe Lieberman, chairman of the National Security Committee, is trying to organize and mobilize the international organizations to help Obama win control of the global Internet system. The bill that his office has drafted refers to the problem of "protect the Internet space because it is a national asset."
"This measure is essential to protect the wealth and people of our country," Lieberman said. "As cyber crime is rampant today, the Internet is a potential threat to bank finance, infrastructure and government of the US state secrets".
Also on the bill, more clearly define the content of any organization or network provider also must "comply with the above provisions and measures curfew in all emergencies related to terrorist hackers ".
Immediately, the bill was met with strong protests from many organizations and individuals worldwide. A lobbying group of Australia expressed concern about the possibility of America will hold the power of the Internet in the event of a draft operational, can even cause unpredictable consequences.
One of the leading communications expert at the University of Sydney (Australia), Professor Bjorn Landfeldt, vehemently opposed this idea. He said that in case the global Internet system is paralyzed, it will cause untold damage to any other country.
"Currently, we are so dependent on the Internet. I wonder, financial systems, security ... our operations will do if the US were to disable Internet? ", Said Professor Landfeldt. "Where America enforce this, they have created a very favorable conditions for terrorists. Simply because their own and no one else will indirectly terror to all the remaining countries. "
But opposition but must admit Bjorn Landfeldt American hegemony to the global network. "They are the only country in the world capable of doing that. All core elements of a global network infrastructure are located in the United States. They can easily isolate us by disabling essential functions of the Internet as DNS ".
There have been no movement on the part of international organizations, intermediary.