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Re: Is your ISP Influenza-ready?
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 14:05:41 -0400, Jared Mauch <[email protected]> wrote: > > Back to the original question, how well could you cope for such > an event? It's always challenging to think about what would happen > as sometimes it includes the unexpected. > Quite. One case of bird flu in a major city and you won't need government intervention to make people telecommute -- large numbers will independently and spontaneously decide to do so. (Back in the days of dial-up, I had a lot of trouble connecting to Bell Labs on snow days. No rule, and the place was officially open for business. But everyone just did the rational thing.) --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb