[Nanog] Re: US .mil blocking in Japan

Fred Baker fred at cisco.com
Fri Mar 18 23:49:00 CDT 2011

On Mar 17, 2011, at 6:57 PM, Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold wrote:

> Could this also be part of a "communications blackout" ?  No, not in a sinister, government keeping secrets, manner.  A friend of mine serves on a ship that's over there right now.  He dropped me a note last night that they were going into a communications blackout to try and control some of the wild miscommunication being sent out.

That's fairly common with naval operations. They go into a blackout when there is some probability of a PR or intelligence fumble, usually related to an upcoming mission assignment.

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