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How relable does the Internet need to be? (Was: Re: Converged Network Threat)

  • From: Roland Perry
  • Date: Thu Feb 26 11:19:54 2004


In article <578F3C8F6DD3D411850600508BF320CA03A60E64@aries-exch1.uk.eu.corp.vizzavi.
net>, "Pendergrass, Greg" <Greg.Pendergrass@vodafone.com> writes
if you want to call an ambulance you DON'T use the internet
And you also need a way to persuade the Ambulance Service not to terminate their calls via VoIP, or send dispatch instructions via public-IP over GSM (or whatever) to their vehicles.

Or the IP bits need to be assured as "good enough" that it doesn't matter.

It's perhaps three years since I heard that there was real possibility of some of the above. That stable door may be more open than you think.
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Roland Perry