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Re: MCI WorldCom fiber cut - Syracuse, NY

  • From: Adam D . McKenna
  • Date: Wed Oct 06 13:33:31 1999

On Tue, Oct 05, 1999 at 10:55:34PM -0400, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> I say put the cable in the titanium tube another poster spoke of earlier,
> and pressurize the tube with something highly flammable/combustible while
> you're at it.  Maybe natural gas to power backup generators at each of the
> fiber landing points.

You're right, I think putting people's lives in danger so that my downloads
don't get interrupted is definitely the way to go.