US .mil blocking in Japan
hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Wed Mar 16 15:22:32 CDT 2011
On 3/16/2011 12:14 PM, andrew.wallace wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Jeff Aitken<jaitken at aitken.com> wrote:
>> What's to be surprised about?
> This isn't the rhetoric of a super power, more like one of a university campus. To think these guys have built a cyber command with war waging capabilities, and allegedly capable of building nuclear worms such as Stuxnet. It strikes me straight away as amateurish to be blocking web sites in able to have enough bandwidth for operational purposes. You would think their war fighting networks, weren't the same ones used for civilian-based web sites on the public internet. It seems there is a conflict here between what they push out to the media as to what their cyber capabilities are, and what the realities are on the ground. In that respect, yes I'm very surprised. --- Andrew
As a former Military Member I can tell you we don't have unlimited
amounts of bandwidth...especially overseas. There's been several
undersea cables damaged or completely knocked offline. I don't find
this policy very surprising due to the disaster in Japan.
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