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The Eternity Service

We draw our main inspiration from the Internet, which was originally conceived to provide a communications capability that would survive a global thermonuclear war. Is it possible to build a file store which would be similarly resilient against even the most extreme threat scenarios?

Firstly, let us sketch a high level functional specification for such a store, which we will call the `Eternity Service'gif.

Ross Anderson
Tue Jun 17 15:08:09 BST 1997