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Re: ... vultures swoop in

  • From: Sehmel, William C.
  • Date: Wed Apr 26 18:35:08 2000

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
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----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Kent <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 2:04 PM
Subject: Re: ... 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