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Re: More on Sri Lanka fiber outage....
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Bruce Campbell wrote: > > On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Tony Li wrote: > > > Did they arrest the crew? They have grounds on negligence > > charges... > > The crew of the ship for having dropped anchor presumably in defiance of > 'Undersea cable, Do not anchor here' signs, or the telco for having sited > a critical communications cable near/beneath a busy port ? > > --==-- > Bruce. > > ( Of course, I don't know the specifics, but if you have a choice, running > your very-special undersea cable beneath a port would seem to be a bad > idea ) > ...an alternative ISP would have made big bucks during those blockout days using some satellite gear, no? ;-)