OT - On 9-11 Search Engine Activity - from First Monday
fcoluccio at dticonsulting.com
Wed Nov 7 08:06:22 UTC 2001
>From the closing paragraphs of:
"The effects of September 11th on the Leading Search Engine"
"As we have seen, the Internet played an important role in the dissemination of
urgently-sought news about the unfolding events. Some aspects of the design of
the Internet make it very effective in crisis. An important example is the
inherent ability of TCP/IP to re-route and deliver data when important
communications links are broken, as in war, or as in the September 11 tragedy.
This robustness is not surprising, given that TCP/IP was born out of DoD-funded
Are these principles being eroded as we type? In any event,
Kudos to all of you NANOGers, for all of the work that you do each day.
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