Fiber cut - response in seconds?

Michael Holstein michael.holstein at
Tue Jun 2 19:53:07 UTC 2009

> Granted the US govt has there own (classified) encryption algorithms 
> and as such that can't be replicated in a lab environment and requires 
> access to the physical medium carrying traffic encrypted by said 
> algorithms.

Which is why they do things like this :

Of course these days, it doesn't require nearly as much effort .. just a 
friendly phone call to AT&T (who, ironically, also built the devices 
used in the above).


Michael Holstein
Cleveland State University

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