Pakistan government orders ISP service level agreement

Drew Weaver drew.weaver at
Mon May 5 20:35:47 UTC 2003

On a lighter note, who is going to IRAQ with me to deploy a Motorola Canopy
5.8Ghz WLAN network? :p


-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Golding [mailto:dgold at FDFNet.Net] 
Sent: Monday, May 05, 2003 4:09 PM
To: Sean Donelan
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: Pakistan government orders ISP service level agreement

Well, we can rest easy with the Paki Telecomunications Ministry on the
case. They'll have this whole DDOS thing wrapped up in no time.

right? :)

- Dan

On Mon, 5 May 2003, Sean Donelan wrote:

> Pakistan has been suffering a 40 day DOS attack, disrupting most of the
> International Internet service in the country.
> The Pakistan Government, Minister for IT & Telecom, has "directed" the
> Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation to sign service level agreements
> to ensure 99% Internet availability.
> Over 200 official(government?) websites have been inaccessible for over
> three weeks.
>   "Within a period of five days, the body has been assigned to formulate
>   a concrete strategy to stem the incidence of DoS attacks.. The
>   committee will work on urgent basis and suggest short-term measures
>   within two day."

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