Flash crowds and DOS on POTS

Sean Donelan sean at donelan.com
Mon May 17 02:53:49 UTC 2004

All networks are vulnerable to Denial of Service attacks and flash
crowds.  Broadcasting & Cable investigates the problems with the
telephone and SMS voting with the Fox television show American


The difference is when people get a "busy" signal on the phone
network, they don't think phone network is collapsing.

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