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Re: Military asking to ISPs to shut down equipment?
Lets hope that the message is not correct as it would not be in the spirit of why the network was designed. BTW Over here in Ireland Friday will be a national day of morning I have never seen so many people touched by any event. My heart goes out to all those affected. Regards, Kevin On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Seth M. Kusiak wrote: > I just sent eveything that I was forwarded, I don't know anymore nor have I > heard this from my provider. I find this hard to believe and I just wanted > to see if someone knew something that I didn't. > > kevin pop account writes: > > > 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 ? > > > > Regards, > > Kevin > > > > On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Seth M. Kusiak wrote: > > > >> > >> Has anyone received a request like the one that was I forwarded below? > >> > >> > >> [Stuff Deleted] > >> > >> 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.... > >> > >> [More Stuff Deleted] > >> > > > >