Heads-Up: GoDaddy Broke the Interwebs...

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Tue Sep 11 20:18:10 UTC 2012

On Sep 11, 2012, at 16:04 , Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Damian Menscher <damian at google.com> wrote:
>> Summary: 30 minutes late on the start time, and off by well over an hour on
>> the stop time.
> even a broken clock is right 2x/day?
> nostrodamus was eventually right a few times?
> 'If you're cold, shoot until you get hot, then keep shooting!' - dick vitale
> folk like to look for the most complicated/spooky/crazy reason... most
> often it's just a simple reason for failure :(
> so far godaddy seems to agree with the 'it was a simple mistake on our
> part' (paraphrased, they probably won't say 'simple')

No large flows reported to the affected NSes, tweets were suspicious at best, other anon-ops denied the attack was them, and GoDaddy admitted internal error.

I'm going to take GoDaddy at their word, and give them major kudos for owning up to the mistake - in public.


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