Using twitter as an outage notification

Warren Bailey wbailey at
Sat Jul 4 21:16:47 UTC 2009

Why aren't you all out getting drunk like me?? ;)

----- Original Message -----
From: Mark E. Mallett <mem at>
To: Frank Bulk <frnkblk at>
Cc: nanog at <nanog at>
Sent: Sat Jul 04 13:12:14 2009
Subject: Re: Using twitter as an outage notification

On Sat, Jul 04, 2009 at 03:59:48PM -0500, Frank Bulk wrote:
> When the local power companies uses twitter, then maybe I'll consider using
> twitter for our customers.

During the ice storm we had here last winter, the local power
company did just that.  "psnh" "ice storm" "twitter" etc are all
good search terms.

I haven't been following this thread closely, so I dunno if that had
already been mentioned and your remark was a sardonic one. Nevertheless..

-mm-  (probably due for an annual nanog posting)

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