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Re: Internet outages
- From: Sean Donelan
- Date: Sun Jun 15 17:47:22 1997
>Come on folk. The useful, as opposed to ISP-bashing, answers are:
> o All ISPs have an outage mailing list. Ask your ISP to get on theirs.
I agree. Tell your ISP you want an outage mailing list, and you would
like it if the ISP actually posted outage information to that list. I
got back on the Sprint list, my subscription having vanished, and Sprint
list has improved a lot. CNN and http://www.news.com/ still seem to
"scoop" most providers though.
> o For overall info, Stan Barber is running an outage mailing list.
I just checked my subscription, and I think I'm still subscribed to it.
But I haven't seen anything posted on firstname.lastname@example.org since
last year. The last thing I remember was a brief announcement of
Craig's Inter-Provider Notification web pages. The outage list hosted
by dal.net seems to have more traffic, although a lot of it obviously
involves dal.net IRC servers.