August 18, 2015

​Saving NTP: The Protocol That Keeps Time Across the Internet

NTP, the protocol that keeps time across the internet, was in danger of running out of money. The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) has stepped up to keep it going.

We're foolish. We live our lives on the internet and we take it for granted. We don't realize that the internet is fragile as a Chihuly glass sculpture. As 2014 OpenSSL Heartbleed security security hole showed, vital internet infrastructure programs are being left unsupported.

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