[LINK] Fourth cable cut in Mideast
marty at supine.com
Tue Feb 5 09:38:47 EST 2008
$quoted_author = "Kim Holburn" ;
>> February 3rd, 2008
>> Fourth cable cut in Mideast
There are questions about whether there is a fourth cable cut or whether
it's just reporting of the original three being garbled in translation.
>> The transport ministry added that footage recorded by onshore video
>> cameras of the location of the cables showed no maritime traffic in the
>> area when the cables were damaged.
Cables can stop functioning for any number of reasons. Anchors are a common
one but even sharks chewing them can be to blame!
>> Many readers are reporting that another undersea fiber optic cable has
>> been cut, apparently caused by another wayward anchor. It looks like Iran
>> has completely lost Internet connectivity."
This is FUD. A single router in Iran was unreachable.
They've had the best coverage of this situation.
"Nod. Mindreading is a less useful skill than mindwriting, considering
all the blank media on the hoof in every major city." - Anthony de Boer
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