In just a couple of decades the internet has become ingrained in our lives, to the point where many of us take it for granted – somewhat like electricity. We take out our favourite device, and there it is.
But what if the Internet were to stop working? This article carried in Fairfax media asks that question. While through its very nature the Internet is a highly robust network, the fact that we are so reliant on it today means that its loss would be immediately noticeable – and quite possibly in a devastating manner. And with the Spamhaus cyberattacks wreaking havoc across the Internet, it is worth asking whether or not we have a Plan B.