abandon cable & the price of copper

Nathan Ward nanog at daork.net
Thu Sep 27 10:00:40 UTC 2007

On 14/09/2007, at 12:48 AM, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> this might be a revenue stream ...

As I recall, it's also a big source of outages in Vietnam (I think?);  
soldiers are allowed to haul up 'old' copper cable from the sea and  
sell it. Of course, telling if something's copper or fibre or dead or  
alive can be kinda hard for a guy on a fishing boat with a hook.

Nathan Ward

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