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Re: Military asking to ISPs to shut down equipment?
From: kevin pop account <kevin () gannons net>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 13:47:53 +0000 (GMT)


Should this request not be via the telcos pre-empting the circuits ?

Also does the military not operate its own private network services
both voice/data ?

Regards,
Kevin

On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Seth M. Kusiak wrote:


Has anyone received a request like the one that was I forwarded below?
 

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We just received a call from our ISP that they were contacted by Quest 
Communications who is a major National ISP who in tern was contacted by the 
Military and were asked to shut down a lot of their equipment connecting 
clients to the Internet so that there would be more bandwidth. Other ISP 
supposedly received the same call. 

Get ready for a big outage.... 

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