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RE: Power outage in North East

  • From: Terry Baranski
  • Date: Thu Aug 14 19:55:42 2003

CNN has mentioned several times the theory that the Blaster worm
potentially had something to do with this.

No joke.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Adam Debus
> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 4:52 PM
> To: Damian Gerow; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Power outage in North East
> 
> 
> 
> At the moment the power outage encompasses:
> 
> New York City
> Boston
> Philadelphia
> Detroit
> Toronto
> Ottowa
> 
> and various and sundry smaller cities.
> 
> Check your local news outlet for more details.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Adam Debus
> Linux Certified Professional, Linux Certified Administrator 
> #447641 Network Engineer, ReachONE Internet adam@reachone.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Damian Gerow" <damian@sentex.net>
> To: <nanog@merit.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 1:30 PM
> Subject: Re: Power outage in North East
> 
> 
> >
> > Thus spake Joel Perez (jperez@numind.net) [14/08/03 16:27]:
> > > Has anyone heard of a big Power outage in the North east?
> > > I just got a call from one of my tech's in the GBLX bldg 
> in Newark, 
> > > NJ at 1085 raymond and they are telling him that they lost power! 
> > > But I also got a call from AT&T in NY that they also lost Power!
> >
> > It looks like a rather large power outage -- we're in South Western
> Ontario,
> > Canada, and power is out in Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, 
> Hespler, and 
> > (I'm pretty sure) London as well.  Can't say about Toronto.
> >
> >   - Damian
> >
> 





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