Sabotage investigation of fiber cuts in Northwest

John Brown (CV) jmbrown at
Mon Nov 3 05:39:12 UTC 2003

lets not even begin to talk about American Towers Inc  cell
tower and relay facilities :) :(

same combo on about 60 towers I know of

security comes down to the "human condition"
its a bitch to remember all those combo's, keep them
updated, or install wiggle wire card readers, bad readers
lost cards, etc.   

like current and voltage, we take the path of least resistence.

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 04:53:05AM +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Nov 2003, Sean Donelan wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, 2 Nov 2003 Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> > >
> > > Either the KIRO guys are lying through their teeth, or somebody dropped the ball
> > > BIG time.  The bio of the guy who wrote it is here;
> >
> >
> > I wonder has he ever tried walking into the transmission hut next to the
> > tower of a major broadcast television or radio station?  Usually when the
> > revolution arrives, the first thing you take over is the television and
> > radio outlets.
> "The revolution will NOT be televised
> The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox
> In 4 parts without commercial interruptions"
> I'm fairly certain that the telco huts or CO's have to accomodate multiple
> groups having access, so I'd bet that a padlock probably is a tough sell
> :( Its very interesting that the 'critical infrastructure' has seemingly
> loose security on such vital parts.

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