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Re: GAO report on outages at online trading sites
From: David Lesher <wb8foz () nrk com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 09:48:45 -0400 (EDT)


Unnamed Administration sources reported that Steven M. Bellovin said:



There's a lot of interest in Washington in Internet outage reporting, 
as soon as they can figure out what an outage is and who should report 
it.  But defining the criteria is very hard, as I'm sure I don't have 
to tell people on this list.

It's easy. 

An outage is when it's the other guys's fault.

It's a transient loss of functionality when it's your nut.



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