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Re: Vulnerbilities of Interconnection

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Fri Sep 06 17:51:34 2002


On Fri, 6 Sep 2002 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> On Fri, 06 Sep 2002 14:01:24 PDT, Jeff Shultz <jeffshul@wvi.com>  said:
> > Coonts has an inflated idea of what an outage there would do the the
> > internet... but there is a lot of other stuff fairly nearby, isn't
> > there? 
> 
> *You* know that a hit on 60 Hudson would probably be worse (especially
> considering all the OTHER stuff that would be in blast range). *I* know that.
> The rest of the NANOG readership knows that.

We had examples of that on Sep 11th and it wasnt -that- bad...

> However, the organization based in Reston probably has on the order of
> 1,500 times more subscribers than the NANOG list does... ;)
> 
> > ...most of us have as our claim to fame the ability to talk to 
> > inanimate objects and convince them they want to listen to us.
> > 		-- Valdis Kletnieks in a.s.r
> 
> Wow - I'm famous. ;)

famous or infamous? :)

Steve





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