Cyber Security: Of Heterogeneity and Autarky

  title={Cyber Security: Of Heterogeneity and Autarky},
  author={Randal C. Picker},
  journal={Economics of Networks},
  • Randal C. Picker
  • Published 2004
  • Engineering, Business
  • Economics of Networks
  • The wonder of the Internet is incredibly capable computers connected with each other under the control of individuals. For all of the reasons that we think that decentralization is a powerful force we have applauded the ability of individual users to set up websites and make their ideas available to others. But there is a dark side as well. Always - on connections, extra computing cycles and gigabytes of storage to burn mean that individual decisions can propagate throughout the network quickly… CONTINUE READING
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