A UK man is one of seven trusted experts worldwide who have been chosen to hold a cryptographic key to the ’s servers. Paul Kane, CEO of CommunityDNS , travelled to the US to collect his key from a high security facility and has now stored it in a safety deposit box. In case of terrorist attack or other nasty Roland Emmerich-style global meltdown, Kane may be required to travel to the US to meet four other key holders and recover the master root server signing key – though we guess he might have to set off in a canoe if all hell breaks loose.

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Brit gets key to internet’s DNS servers