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RE: Military asking to ISPs to shut down equipment?
From: "Borchers, Mark" <mborchers () splitrock net>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 08:46:15 -0500


Was this in the NYC or DC region, or elsewhere?  It's not
as if there's a nationwide bandwidth shortage....


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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