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RE: Above.net? ... vultures swoop in

  • From: Roeland M.J. Meyer
  • Date: Wed Apr 26 18:45:53 2000

Well, if a customer gets shutdown before the DDOS hits ... then they weren't shutdown by the DDOS, neh?
<GRIN>

I just love those guys, they tell such fine jokes ...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Sehmel, William C.
> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 3:36 PM
> To: Mark Kent; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Above.net? ... vultures swoop in
> 
> 
> 
> Wasn't it UUnet that was SHUTTING OFF customers when the 
> whole DDOS thing
> was going on?
> That's kinda what I thought..
> 
> Bill Sehmel - OpalNetworks, Sr. Network Engineer
> Office  415.333.0336        558 South Hill Blvd.
> Virtual Office 510.967.6679 Daly City, Ca 94014
> Is your network secure?  OpalNetworks can show you.
> bsehmel@opalnetworks.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mark Kent <mark@noc.mainstreet.net>
> To: <nanog@merit.edu>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 2:04 PM
> Subject: Re: Above.net? ... vultures swoop in
> 
> 
> >
> > It doesn't take long for the vultures to swoop in:
> >
> > I just picked up a voice mail from a UUnet salesperson that says
> > "... I saw that y'all are at AboveNet and I'm fairly sure 
> that you are
> > aware of what happened yesterday with the denial of service attacks
> > and I was wondering if y'all might be looking to go with 
> somebody else
> > that way you aren't shut down and you don't lose business ..."
> >
> > I must have missed the UUnet press release that stated that
> > UUnet will not be affected by any DDOS attacks.  Or maybe it
> > is in a document covered by an NDA :-)
> >
> > -mark
> >
> >
> >
> 






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