USGS returns to the Internet

Alan Hannan alan at routingloop.com
Sun Dec 9 20:18:33 UTC 2001


  It is inaccurate to say that a judge closed down @home.  
  
  Rather, a judge allowed @home to terminate service with 
  certain service providers.

  -alan

Thus spake Sean Donelan (sean at donelan.com)
 on or about Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 03:38:32PM -0500:
> 
> 
> One of the sources I use to keep track of natural hazards (i.e.
> earthquakes) which may affect the net has been off the net for the
> last few days.  The US Geological Survey (along with the rest of
> Department of Interior) Internet access was shutdown earlier this
> week.  On December 8, Judge Lamberth modified his order allowing
> some services to be restored.
> 
> First @Home and then the Department of the Interior, US Judges have
> disrupted more Internet users in the last couple of weeks than any
> other source.  What next a judge riding a backhoe?



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