BT strike could affect internet and phone connections

andrew.wallace andrew.wallace at
Fri May 28 00:57:57 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 1:17 AM, joel jaeggli <joelja at> wrote:
> On 2010-05-27 10:42, andrew.wallace wrote:
>> Look at it from an attackers point of view. If you're thinking about
>> carrying out an electronic jihad of some kind when is the best time?
>> A normal working day or during an engineers strike that only happens
>> once every 23 years?
> Not to put to fine a point on it, a normal working day is the best time to
> strike if you want to maximize the value of your attack.

The point I'm getting at is this strike of this nature is a threat to national security and the internet is supposed to be classed as critical infrastructure, so shouldn't it be against the law for them to strike?

Or has the law in the UK not got as far as the United States has on deeming what's critical infrastructure yet?

We are far behind the United States and its about time we played catch-up.



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