Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of ussf_book_chapter


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Timestamp:
Sep 22, 2008, 10:46:05 AM (12 years ago)
Author:
Jamie McClelland
Comment:

Removing: "It was something none of us had seen before: effectively we would be creating an error to make connection possible." I don't think this is accurate.

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    139139While we'll never know if this was intentional or incompetence, it was clear that something had to be done and we couldn't rely on this corporation to do it.
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    141 Working with techie Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Jamie came with a radical idea: why not reroute all Internet traffic around the faulty Bell South router?  MF/PL had a server in Delaware that was reachable without going through the broken Bell South router, but the question was how to do it? It was something none of us had seen before: effectively we would be creating an error to make connection possible.
     141Working with techie Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Jamie came with a radical idea: why not reroute all Internet traffic around the faulty Bell South router?  MF/PL had a server in Delaware that was reachable without going through the broken Bell South router, but the question was how to do it?
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    143143Daniel came up with the solution and worked, under intense pressure, for the next 15 minutes to make it happen.