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Submission + - Fault takes out Internet in 3 different countries (

Pop69 writes: "Not some cut cable taking out some African countries where the infrastructure is weak. A fault in an Edinburgh exchange brought down subscribers internet connections in Northern Ireland, Scotland and northern England.

It's a worrying thing when BT, the monopoly telecom provider in the UK, has a network which is so lacking in resilience that this can happen."

Mommy, what happens to your files when you die?