I was wondering why it was so quiet over on the Tor blog and today it was taking me to a WordPress login page, now it just goes to their newsletter signup.
I remain unhappy with DNS.
They don’t even have full IP rights to their database, since they scraped most of it off of the Internet.
Different cause from the Rogers Canada outage, but same results: They didn’t/couldn’t shutdown their wireless network, which would have freed phones to make emergency calls via any available provider. (It’s possible to do that with a dive into the phone configuration, or yank the SIM, but who wants to do that in an emergency?)
I’m waiting with bated breath for the leak that lets us know what really happened at Rogers.
Edit: Not that reasonably well informed speculation doesn’t exist. cough BGP uk-fup cough
Rogers said coding from the update deleted a routing filter that “allowed for all possible routes to the Internet to pass through the routers,”
The House of Commons Industry Committee is meeting on the topic today (July 25), if you have the patience for the high level waffling and political posturing.
Apple’s internet traffic took an unwelcome detour through Russian networking equipment for about twelve hours between July 26 and July 27.
These people need many solid hits from a LART or Wouff-Hong.