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Re: Verizon FiOS - is BGP an option?
From: Owen DeLong <owen () delong com>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2012 21:12:55 -0700

I've never met a dog properly trained in ACLS and I'm pretty sure that a gun isn't even useful for BLS.


On Aug 4, 2012, at 7:53 PM, Peter Kristolaitis <alter3d () alter3d ca> wrote:

Considering that none of the services that can be dispatched by 911 are legally required to help you  in most North 
American jurisdictions (i.e. if you call 911 and the police don't respond until they finish eating their box of 
donuts, they're not criminally or civilly liable), having working 911 services really doesn't guarantee you anything. 
Most security monitoring companies have contracts that are completely worthless and guarantee nothing as well.  

If you're depending on 911 for life safety and property protection, I'd recommend revising that plan to include a dog 
and/or gun.  :-)  

- Pete

Nathan Eisenberg <nathan () atlasnetworks us> wrote:

Residences aren't critical infrastructure, no matter how angry the owners get.

911 access isn't a critical service?  Fire and security panels aren't critical services?

If basic life safety and property protection aren't critical services, I'm not sure what is.  These are peoples' 
lives and families and homes.  There is nothing - repeat, nothing - more important than that.  It is absolutely a 
critical service.

Nathan Eisenberg

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