shameful-cabling gallery of infamy - does anybody know where it went?

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Mon Sep 10 15:32:25 UTC 2007

On Mon, 10 Sep 2007 11:00:08 -0400
Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:

> On Sun, 09 Sep 2007 22:14:23 PDT, Jay Hennigan said:
> > >
> > 
> > On the plus side, they didn't have to go far for a ground.
> I have more than once encountered a grounding wire securely fastened
> to a 4" wastewater pipe, totally oblivious to the fact it wasn't cast
> iron but PVC.
To be sure, the National Electrical Code only permits pipe grounds
within five feet of the building entrance, because of concerns about
plastic pipe use along the route.  That said, you seem to have
encountered people with their clue bit solidly pulled by ground to 0...

		--Steve Bellovin,

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