Internet mauled by bears

PC paul4004 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 12:54:45 CDT 2011


Worth a read:
http://blog.level3.com/2011/08/04/the-10-most-bizarre-and-annoying-causes-of-fiber-cuts/


On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Jason LeBlanc <jml at packetpimp.org> wrote:

> We have had fiber shot with what apparently was apparently a handgun in
> down town Miami.  Interesting that is fairly common.
>
>
> On 09/19/2011 12:45 PM, Eric J Esslinger wrote:
>
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>>
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Suresh Ramasubramanian [mailto:ops.lists at gmail.com]
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Eugen Leitl<eugen at leitl.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> He pointed out that these are the kind of problems city
>>>>
>>> folk probably
>>>
>>>> don't have in an urban area because there is a bear shortage.
>>>>
>>> And backwoods towns have rednecks with shotguns, and bubba
>>> the backhoe driver exists everywhere there's a road ..
>>>
>> To be honest, while we have had some 'shotgun peppered' fiber runs in our
>> rural TN town (mostly in one spot, due to dove hunters), after comparing
>> notes with a lady that works for Mediacom I think it is preferable to having
>> to have security escorts for their crews in some rough urban areas because
>> gangs will shoot up plant then wait for the crews to show up so they can rob
>> them.
>>
>> Everyone has issues as which are as diverse as the areas we deploy in.
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