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Re: "Network Card Theft Causes Internet Outage"

  • From: Stephen Sprunk
  • Date: Tue May 04 11:00:58 2004

Thus spake "Andy Dills" <andy@xecu.net>
> Just in case any of you don't read slashdot:
>
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1583347,00.asp
>
> "Law enforcement officials said four DS-3 cards were reported missing from
> a Manhattan co-location facility owned by Verizon Communications Inc. The
> theft at 240 E. 38th St. occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday and is
> being investigated by New York City Police and members of the joint
> terrorism task force, according to NYPD spokesman Lt. Brian Burke. "

One must wonder why the headline is "Network Card Theft Causes Internet
Outage" instead of "Carrier Sercurity Negligence Causes Internet Outage".

S

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