Murphy’s Laws for the Internet

The Internet is a system that can not be systematized.

Law of renewal.

Specific information that is not updated on a certain site for years will be replaced one hour before you need it.

The first rule for large files.

The closer to the end of the download of a large file, the higher the probability of failure.

The second rule for large files.

The value of the information contained in the FTP file is inversely proportional to the volume of this file.

ANSI News Law.

The urgency of the downloaded information is inversely proportional to the current bandwidth of the channel.

Rule of unstable mail.

Even with unstable e-mail, you will certainly receive a letter that you would like to receive least of all.

The law of contradiction.

The more reliable protection seems, the more willing it is to hack.


For better preservation of information, one should refrain from making public statements about the high crypto-stability of the protection.

The rule of simple means.

Failure to transfer data is more reliable than any encryption.

Paradox of data saving.

The most reliable way to store information is not to store it at all.

The principle of intellectual differentiation of the hacker.

The question of what to do with the information obtained requires much more mental effort from the hacker than the production process itself.

Postulate KOI-8.

The ability to create difficulties is an integral part of the Russian-speaking part of the Internet.

Philosophical Amendment ANSI.

Being is a virtual reality given to us for sensations.

The result of ANSI statistical research.

Pornography is the driving force of the Internet.

Axiom of dyslexia.

For people who can not read, hypertext is not an alternative to the usual text.

The first symptom of network abstinence.

When disconnected from the Internet, inveterate web surfers are prone to claustrophobic attacks.

The second symptom of net abstinence.

Internet-dependent users for the restoration of the connection are ready to go to any crime.

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