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Re: USGS returns to the Internet
On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Sean Donelan wrote: > > > On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Alan Hannan wrote: > > It is inaccurate to say that a judge closed down @home. > > > > Rather, a judge allowed @home to terminate service with > > certain service providers. > > You are absolutely, positively 100% correct. > > It is also inaccurate to say the judge shutdown the Department > of Interior Internet. The Department of Interior (contractors) > did it themselves just like @Home's executives and @Home > engineers terminated access to its network. A judge *ordered* the DOI offline. A different judge *allowed* [email protected] to terminate service against the wishes of the cable companies that Excite had contracts with. They are indeed two different things.