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Re: Military asking to ISPs to shut down equipment?

  • From: kevin pop account
  • Date: Thu Sep 13 09:50:16 2001

Should this request not be via the telcos pre-empting the circuits ?

Also does the military not operate its own private network services
both voice/data ?


On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Seth M. Kusiak wrote:

> Has anyone received a request like the one that was I forwarded below?
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> We just received a call from our ISP that they were contacted by Quest 
> Communications who is a major National ISP who in tern was contacted by the 
> Military and were asked to shut down a lot of their equipment connecting 
> clients to the Internet so that there would be more bandwidth. Other ISP 
> supposedly received the same call. 
> Get ready for a big outage.... 
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