media are reporting "major Internet outage"

Todd Underwood toddunder at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 02:49:22 CST 2017


There's a whole lot of 'Comcast and L3 are having problems' on Reddit.
Nothing much beyond that.

On Nov 6, 2017 21:47, "Miles Fidelman" <mfidelman at meetinghouse.net> wrote:

> Folks,
>
> It seems like various media outlets are reporting a "major Internet
> outage" - some going so far as to call it an "attack."
>
> A few headlines that crossed Facebook today:
>
> "Major internet outage hits the U.S."  (Mashable via AOL News)
>
> "Widespread Comcast internet outage across U.S. includes Massachusetts
> customers"  (WHDH, Channel 7 News, Boston)
>
> A couple of more detailed sources reported that issues at L3 were
> effecting Comcast, specifically.
>
> Kind of interesting that there's been no mention here on nanog, nor have I
> personally noticed any issues (as a user or a hosting provider).
>
> Tempest in a teapot?
>
> Miles Fidelman
>
> --
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> In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra
>
>


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