History question, Morris worm

Scott W Brim swb at newbridge.com
Mon Nov 22 21:38:05 UTC 1999

We disconnected the Cornell campus but kept our DMZ net connected, so we 
could get and send mail and news in a contained environment.


At 15:50 11/21/1999 -0800, Sean Donelan wrote:

> >and what's more fun, when they come back up on jan 3 or whatever, they 
> will
> >have whatever y2k problems then.
>I recall after the Morris worm hit the Internet, reading a report sites
>which unplugged their ARPANET connection were down longer than sites which
>remain connected and got repair information over the net.
>Does anyone else remember that, and knows a citation for the report (or
>news story) I'm recalling?

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