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Re: UO slashdotted
- From: hardie
- Date: Fri Oct 27 13:58:45 2000
http://slashdot.org is a geek-oriented news page. They have many,
many readers and the "Slashdot effect" is a common short hand for the
effect of sudden popularity on the infrastructure serving a particular
piece of content. They have linked to the URL to the Carnivore
presentation from NANOG20 http://videolab.uoregon.edu/nanog/carnivore/.
The ftp service for the mpeg files and the iptv players is no longer
available, and I infer that the mass of slashdot readers trying to
grab a 382mb file is the reason. Sorry if my shorthand for the
event was confusing,
> > It looks like a slashdot link to the UO Carnivore files
> > has taken out the service.
> > Ted
> What ever that means!