Dubai impound ships suspected in cable damage

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Wed Apr 9 01:45:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 19:31:47 -0400 (EDT)
Sean Donelan <sean at> wrote:

> Wow, civilian satellite images are getting very sharp.
> Using satellite images of ship movements in the area, Reliance
> Globalcom identified two ships in the area at the time which
> may have damaged the cable.
> Reliance also confirmed the cable was damaged because of "jerks and
> force of the ship."
Thanks.  I wish, though, the article had said *which* cable cuts those
ships were responsible for -- remember that Egyptian authorities had
said that their videos showed no ships off Alexandria.

There's a bit more at

		--Steve Bellovin,

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