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Re: How relable does the Internet need to be? (Was: Re: Converged Network Threat)

  • From: Roland Perry
  • Date: Thu Feb 26 12:39:41 2004

In article <[email protected]>, [email protected] writes
We often can't get the owners of the fiber to 'fess up to the actual
physical path, when we're trying to build out diversity.

What makes you think the Ambulance Service will have the competency
to have any *clue* where their dial tone actually comes from and goes to?
You need a Regulator[tm] which insists that the Ambulance Service demonstrates that they understand these issues, or revoke their licence. A bit like you do for the wetware behind the steering wheel (or the life support system in the back).
Roland Perry