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Re: World Trade Center attack

  • From: Andrew Brown
  • Date: Tue Sep 11 14:20:41 2001

>how close is the site of the trade center to 60 Hudson? i've looked at my
>map of NYC, and it could be pretty close, or could be a little ways away.

about half a mile or so north.

>there is a good chance that any fiber running past the site is toast,
>and of course, the odds of getting a connection using the local PSTN
>in Manhattan are essentially zero right now.

in my experience so far, the internet is slow in places, but still
okay.

does anyone remember using irc during the gulf war?

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