media are reporting "major Internet outage"

Marty Strong marty at cloudflare.com
Tue Nov 7 02:51:06 CST 2017


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> On 6 Nov 2017, at 18:49, Todd Underwood <toddunder at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>> 
>> --
>> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
>> In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra
>> 
>> 



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