Re: Truth Maintenance

Anders Sandberg (
20 Sep 1997 03:30:18 +0200

Wei Dai <> writes:

> One way to defend against or at least detect large scale disinformation
> efforts might to make periodic personal backups of randomly chosen
> Internet sites and to constantly cross-check them against the real-time
> Internet for consistency. Possibly security organizations will give away
> daily indices of global Internet consistency as advertisement.

A very interesting idea. The current internet copies being made on
tape might help in this respect.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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