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Title: (FIXED) Cloudfare Hacks Self, Crashes Internet Google, Amazon Web Services, Many Major Sites Briefly Offline
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Published: Jul 18, 2020
Author: Martin Bieber
Post Date: 2020-07-18 09:57:18 by Ada
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In America, our vital internet backbone infrastructure, despite its critical importance to national security and the public interest, is run by random people who made a private corporation.

Our system chose them to do this because they offered that service most cheaply, and then monopolized the market.

As it turns out, optimization and security are contrary objectives for any system. Optimization looks to minimize redundancy, while security looks to maximize it.

In other words, cheap stuff breaks.

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