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Submission + - Global Internet Routing Meltdown Narrowly Averted

puzzled writes: Some guys in the Czech Republic made a little mistake in BGP configuration and the whole internet rang like a gong for about ninety minutes while the NANOG kids sorted it out. This seems to be a fairly good write up; not so technical that you'd have to be a protocol droid to understand it. Apparently stuff like this almost happens on a not too irregular basis. http://www.thecuttingedgenews.com/index.php?article=11111&pageid=28&pagename=Sci-Tech

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