Fiber cut - response in seconds?
wbailey at gci.com
Tue Jun 2 00:28:43 UTC 2009
Its all a sham. The construction was done by the cubans.. They're good at fiber taps
----- Original Message -----
From: Charles Wyble <charles at thewybles.com>
To: nanog at nanog.org <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Mon Jun 01 16:17:08 2009
Subject: Re: Fiber cut - response in seconds?
I do feel this might be the last post from Mr Pooser. :)
Your on to them it seems. ;)
A very interesting idea. I imagine it wouldn't be hard for foreign
actors to get access to the data feed of construction, observe for signs
of a cut and then splice in a tap.
Though wouldn't that tap be found via the real response team?
Dave Pooser wrote:
>> Right. So why the "near instant" response time. If it's a diverse path,
>> one would imagine that they could respond in a few hours or a day and
>> not have any impact.
> Just a guess, but: A cut cable is one thing. A cut cable in which people
> wearing different suits and driving a different brand of SUV might splice in
> a fiber tap is something altogether different.
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