[time-nuts] GPS Usage
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Mar 10 07:19:46 UTC 2011
In message <20110310065452.GE6012 at pig.dieconsulting.com>, "David I. Emery" writ
>> The reason LORAN-C got killed was that DoD/DHS couldn't jam it if a
>> terrorist with a suitcase-nuke was trying to find his way to Congress.
> Is this tongue in cheek, or do you have any actual basis
>for stating that DHS was afraid Loran C WASN'T jammable ?
I have this information from several independent sources.
> I wonder what the threat analysis behind this one was... making
>an increasingly vital service more fragile because of what some have
>called "movie thriller" plots ?
We are talking about DHS, the same people who want to see your junk
in airports, what makes you think there is an analysis and not just
security-theater involved ?
Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
More information about the time-nuts