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Re: Points of Failure (was Re: National infrastructure asset)

  • From: Adam Rothschild
  • Date: Mon Sep 24 23:24:48 2001

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 08:29:00PM -0400, Timothy R. McKee wrote:
> I know it's difficult to refrain from comment, but let's try to
> remember that the bad guys read this list too.  While they may not
> have the knowledge of critical communication infrastructure points,
> they can certainly find and target them if we point them in the
> right direction [...]

Locating carrier hotels, fibre landing points, cable routes, and other
key infrastructure locations is by no means difficult.  I'm all for
ridding the world of terrorism and whatnot, but it's not like we're
doing anyone a favor by falsely maintaining a veil of secrecy.