Internet mauled by bears
jml at packetpimp.org
Mon Sep 19 12:41:23 CDT 2011
We have had fiber shot with what apparently was apparently a handgun in
down town Miami. Interesting that is fairly common.
On 09/19/2011 12:45 PM, Eric J Esslinger wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Suresh Ramasubramanian [mailto:ops.lists at gmail.com]
>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Eugen Leitl<eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>>> He pointed out that these are the kind of problems city
>> folk probably
>>> don't have in an urban area because there is a bear shortage.
>> And backwoods towns have rednecks with shotguns, and bubba
>> the backhoe driver exists everywhere there's a road ..
> To be honest, while we have had some 'shotgun peppered' fiber runs in our rural TN town (mostly in one spot, due to dove hunters), after comparing notes with a lady that works for Mediacom I think it is preferable to having to have security escorts for their crews in some rough urban areas because gangs will shoot up plant then wait for the crews to show up so they can rob them.
> Everyone has issues as which are as diverse as the areas we deploy in.
> Eric Esslinger
> Information Services Manager - Fayetteville Public Utilities
> (931)433-1522 ext 165
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