Fiber cut - response in seconds?
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Tue Jun 2 15:30:19 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Peter Beckman <beckman at angryox.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, JC Dill wrote:
>>>> Why do they "watch" and "monitor" rather than proactively go out and say
>>>> "watch out, there's an unmarked cable here" and keep them from cutting the
>>>> cable in the first place?
> Because if they DON'T hit the line, it is still a secret.
> Then again, if they DO hit the line, it's pretty obvious what the line is
> for and at least one place it runs. I wonder if the Gov't schedules a
> move of the line once it's operational security is comprimised by an
> accidental cut.
putting fiber in the ground isn't a quiet task...
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