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RE: What Worked - What Didn't
From: Vadim Antonov <avg () exigengroup com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 12:56:24 -0700 (PDT)




On Mon, 17 Sep 2001, Randy Bush wrote:


The big winners were cable TV, email, packet networks and IM applications.
The big losers with cell phones, circuit switching, PSTN, non-akamized
news sites.

no one went after the comms infrastructure.  when they do, i suspect that
we will find the internet is extremely vulnerable.  how many folk even
have md5 auth turned on their bgp peering sessions?  what nievete!

randy

All US long-distance telephony infrastructure can be effectively disabled
by a couple dozen or so backhoes digging in the right places.  Even
competing carriers often share cables.

--vadim


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