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RE: Who wants to be in charge of the Internet today?
Sounds like our typical customer service calls. Them: "Is the Internet down?" Us: "Yes, someone will turn it back on soon." > -----Original Message----- > From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On > Behalf Of Peter Ferrigan > Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 10:04 AM > To: [email protected] > Subject: Re: Who wants to be in charge of the Internet today? > > > > At one of my old jobs, my boss honestly believed that we had > a 'switch' > that turned the entire internet off or on. When she was > having problems accessing her shopping sites, she'd storm in > the office and say something like 'did you guys turn the the > internet off again?' <sigh> > > Then again, this is the same person that tried to tell me > that 768 OC-192s are carried on a single DS1.. > > > - Peter > > On Fri, 23 Jun 2006, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote: > > > > > On Jun 23, 2006, at 12:45 AM, Sean Donelan wrote: > > > > > > I shudder to think what would happen under large scale > attack if one of the > > CEOs in that room had "responsibility" for the correct > functioning of the > > "Internet". > > > > This definitely falls into the "Just Doesn't Get It" category. > > > > -- > > TTFN, > > patrick >