There Goes the Internets

Uh Oh….

Department of Homeland Security wants master key for the Internets Tubes

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was created after the attacks on September 11, 2001, wants to have the key to sign the DNS root zone
solidly in the hands of the US government. This ultimate master key
would then allow authorities to track DNS Security Extensions (DNSSec)
all the way back to the servers that represent the name system’s root
zone on the Internet. The "key-signing key" signs the zone key, which
is held by VeriSign. At the meeting of the Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Lisbon, Bernard Turcotte, president of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) drew everyone’s attention to this proposal as a representative of the national top-level domain registries (ccTLDs)

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