[LINK] DNS outage?

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Tue Jul 28 18:31:39 AEST 2009

On 2009/Jul/28, at 2:53 AM, Stilgherrian wrote:
> When a road accident block a significant road, and hundreds of people
> are delayed in going about their normal business, we have traffic
> alerts on the radio so people can make alternative plans.

Yeah, that's an "out of band" alert.

> When we have an "internet accident" that prevents hundreds or even
> tens of thousands of people going about their normal business, we
> have... nothing.

So how do you do an "out of band" alert on the internet?  On the  
internet itself? - not so useful I think.  Put it on the radio? - that  
could get very boring for people who aren't interested and most likely  
to be missed by people who are interested.

> I reckon there's some catching up to do here.

Kim Holburn
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